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Forticatinius Tan and Ren 2007 (beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera

PaleoDB taxon number: 258688

Synonym: Paracretocateres Yu et al. 2015 (taxon 310161)

Full reference: J. J. Tan and D. Ren. 2007. Two exceptionally well-preserved catiniids (Coleoptera: Archostemata: Catiniidae) from the late Mesozoic of northeastern China. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 100:666-672

Parent taxon: Cleroidea according to A. G. Kirejtshuk 2017

Sister taxa: Acanthocnemidae, Biphyllidae, Boleopsidae, Byturidae, Cervicatinius, Chaetosomatidae, Cleridae, Lophocateridae, Mathesius, Melyridae, Peltidae, Phloiophilidae, Phycosecidae, Prionoceridae, Shartegopsis, Trogossitidae

Subtaxa: Forticatinius elegans, Paracretocateres bellus

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Type: Forticatinius elegans