ammonites
banner
Gateway to the Paleobiology Database
Meloe (Meloe) dominicanus Poinar 2009 (blister beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Meloidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 351410

Full reference: G. O. Poinar. 2009. Meloe dominicanus n. sp. (Coleoptera: Meloidae) phoretic on the bee Proplebeia dominicana (Hymenoptera: Apidae) in Domincan amber. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 111:145-150

Belongs to Meloe (Meloe) according to G. O. Poinar 2009

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: Poinar S-1-14, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Dominican amber (Poinar coll), which is in a Burdigalian/Langhian terrestrial amber in the Dominican Republic.

Ecology: