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Cleonus degeneratus Scudder 1893 (snout beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Curculionidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 233632

Full reference: S. H. Scudder. 1893. Tertiary Rhynchophorous Coleoptera of the United States. Monographs of the United States Geological Survey 21:1-206

Belongs to Cleonini according to A. A. Legalov 2015

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Florissant (MCZ Collection), which is in a Chadronian lacustrine - large shale in the Florissant Formation of Colorado

Ecology:

Average measurements (in mm): body length 5.50, elytron length 4.00