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Cleonus foersteri Scudder 1893 (snout beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Curculionidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 281668

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 degeneratus, Cleonus deucalionis, Cleonus estriatus, 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 Kleinkembs, which is in an Oligocene lacustrine - large marl/limestone in the Salt Formation of Germany

Ecology:

Average measurements (in mm): body length 6.00, elytron length 4.25