Cretohelophorus Ponomarenko 1987 (water scavenger beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Hydrophilidae

Full reference: A. G. Ponomarenko. 1987. New Mesozoic Water Beetles (Insecta, Coleoptera) From Asia. Paleontological Journal 21(2):79-92

Parent taxon: Hydrophilidae according to D. Ren 1995

See also Ponomarenko 1987

Sister taxa: Acidocerinae, Alegorius, Aposphinctus, Chaetarthriinae, Creniphilites, 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: Cretohelophorus cupedoides Cretohelophorus yanensis

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Type: Cretohelophorus cupedoides

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of China (1 collection), Mongolia (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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