Mesocupes Martynov 1926 (reticulated beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Cupedidae

Full reference: A. V. Martynov. 1926. K Poznaniyu Iskopaemykh Nasekomykh Yurskikh Slantsev Turkestana. 5. O Nekotorykh Formakh Zhukov (Coleoptera) [ To the knowledge of fossil insects from Jurassic beds in Turkestan 5. On some interesting Coleoptera]. Ezhegodnik Russkogo Paleontologicheskogo Obshestva 5(1):1-39

Parent taxon: Cupedinae according to A. G. Kirejtshuk 2020

See also Carpenter 1992, Kirejtshuk et al. 2016, Martynov 1926, Ponomarenko 1969 and Tan and Ren 2009

Sister taxa: Anaglyphites, Anaglyphites pluricavus, Apriacma, Asimma, Barbaticupes, Cainomerga, Cretomerga, Cupedini, Cupes, Cupidium, Cupopsis, Ensicupes, Furcicupes, Gracilicupes, Kirghizocupes, Latocupes, Mallecupes, Menatops, Miocupes, Platycupes sogdianus, Priacma sanzii, Priacmopsis, Pterocupes, Taxopsis

Subtaxa: Mesocupes (Mesocupes) Mesocupes bidens Mesocupes minor Mesocupes paulus Mesocupes primitivus Mesocupes spinosus Mesocupes zherikhini

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Type: Mesocupes primitivus



• Cretaceous of Spain (1 collection)

• Jurassic of Kazakhstan (6)

Total: 7 collections including 8 occurrences

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