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Macrosiagon ebboi Perrichot et al. 2004 (wedge shaped beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Ripiphoridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 216019

Full reference: V. Perrichot, A. Nel, and D. Néraudeau. 2004. Two new wedge-shaped beetles in Albo-Cenomanian ambers of France (Coleoptera: Ripiphoridae: Ripiphorinae). European Journal of Entomology 101:577-581

Belongs to Tenebrionoidea according to J. Batelka et al. 2018

Sister taxa: Aderidae, Anthicidae, Apotomouridae, Archaeoripiphorus, Archeocrypticidae, Boridae, Chalcodryidae, Ciidae, Cossyphodinae, Glypta, Ischaliidae, Liaoximordellidae, Melandryidae, Meloidae, Monommatidae, Mordellidae, Mycetophagidae, Mycteridae, Oedemeridae, Perimylopidae, Prostomidae, Pterogeniidae, Pyrochroidae, Pythidae, Rhipiphoridae, Ripiphoridae, Salpingidae, Scraptiidae, Stenotrachelidae, Stoliinae, Synchroidae, Tenebrionidae, Tetratomidae, Trachelostenidae, Trictenotomidae, Ulodidae, Wuhua, Zopheridae

Type specimen: MNHN Sis 2.1, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Salignac amber, which is in a Cenomanian terrestrial amber/marl in France.

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