Aposphinctus Bode 1953 (water scavenger beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Hydrophilidae

Synonyms: Hexameristus Bode 1953, Spalacoides Bode 1953, Streblocardioides Bode 1953

Full reference: A. Bode. 1953. Die Insektenfauna des Ostniedersachsischen Oberen Lias. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 103:1-375

Parent taxon: Hydrophilidae according to A. G. Ponomarenko 1992

See also Bode 1953

Sister taxa: Acidocerinae, Alegorius, Chaetarthriinae, Creniphilites, Cretohelophorus, Cretosperchus, Cryptopleurum, Cymbiodyta, Enochrinae, Escheria, Escheria bella, Escheria ovalis, Georissinae, Hydrocharis, Hydrochinae, Hydrophilinae, Limnebius, Mesosperchus schultzi, Orphnospercheus, Paraspercheus, Penitus, Philhydrus, Prospercheus, Protochares, Regimbartia, Rygmodinae, Spercheinae, Sphaeridiinae, Sphaeridium melanarium, Sternolophus

Subtaxa: Aposphinctus conservatus Aposphinctus sibiricus Aposphinctus striatus

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Type: Aposphinctus conservatus

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of the Russian Federation (1 collection)

• Jurassic of Germany (3), the Russian Federation (2)

Total: 6 collections including 7 occurrences

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