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Cleonus estriatus Wickham 1912 (snout beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Curculionidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 233624

Full reference: H. F. Wickham. 1912. On some fossil rhynchophorous Coleoptera from Florissant, Colorado. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 31(4):41-55

Belongs to Cleonini according to A. A. Legalov 2015

Sister taxa: Cleonolithus, Cleonus, Cleonus arvernensis, Cleonus degeneratus, Cleonus deucalionis, Cleonus foersteri, Cleonus fouilhouxii, Cleonus larinoides, Cleonus leucosiae, Cleonus primoris, Cleonus pyrrhae, Cleonus rohweri, Cleonus speciosus, Coniocleonus, Eocleonus, Pliocleonus, Scaphomorphus, Stephanocleonus

Type specimen: AMNH, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Florissant, Station 14, which is in a Chadronian lacustrine - large shale in the Florissant Formation of Colorado.

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Average measurements (in mm): elytron length 4.90