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Microticus Lyubarsky and Perkovsky 2015 (silken fungus beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Cryptophagidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 319982

Full reference: G. Y. Lyubarsky and E. E. Perkovsky. 2015. New genus Microticus from Upper Cretaceous of Taymyr (Coleoptera: Cryptophagidae), oldest silken fungus beetle with sexually dimorphic tarsal formula. Russian Entomological Journal 24:61-66

Parent taxon: Cryptophagini according to G. Y. Lyubarsky and E. E. Perkovsky 2017

Sister taxa: Albocryptophagus, Cryptophagus, Ennoticus, Pteryngium

Subtaxa: Microticus khatanga

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Type: Microticus khatanga

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