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Mesolobites Carpenter 1986 (beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Schizocoleidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 281104

Invalid subtaxa: Lobites Dunstan 1923 [replaced name] (no. 281105), Shijingocoleus Lin and Mou 1989 (no. 295260)

Full reference: F. M. Carpenter. 1986. Substitute names for some extinct genera of fossil insects. Psyche 92:575-582

Parent taxon: Schizocoleidae according to S. K. Martin 2010

Sister taxa: Aenigmocoleus, Argentinosyne, Metrorhynchites, Mimemala, Pseudochrysomelites, Reeveana, Schizocoleus, Shepherdia, Stegosyne, Uskatocoleus

Subtaxa: Mesolobites granulatus, Mesolobites margacrispus, Mesolobites punctatoides, Mesolobites trivittatus, Mesolobites tuberculatus

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