Nesocyrtosoma antiquum Kaszab and Schwaller 1984 (darkling beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Tenebrionidae

Alternative combinations: Hesiodobates antiquus, Nesocyrtosoma antiquus

Full reference: Z. Kaszab and W. Schwaller. 1984. Eine neue Schwarzkäfer-Gattung und -Art aus Dominikanischem Bernstein (Coleoptera, Tenebrionidae). Stuttgarter Beiträge zur Naturkunde Serie B (Geologie und Paläontologie) 109:1-6

Belongs to Nesocyrtosoma according to Y. Bousquet et al. 2018

See also Doyen and Poinar 1994, Hopp and Ivie 2009, Kaszab and Schwaller 1984, Kirejtshuk et al. 2008 and Nabozhenko 2019

Sister taxa: Nesocyrtosoma celadonum, Nesocyrtosoma hadratum, Nesocyrtosoma impensum, Nesocyrtosoma minisculum, Nesocyrtosoma phthanatum

Type specimen: SMNS Do-3240-M-1, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Dominican amber (SMNS coll), which is in a Burdigalian/Langhian terrestrial amber in the Dominican Republic.


Distribution: found only at Dominican amber (SMNS coll)

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