Holcoptera giebeli Handlirsch 1906

Insecta - Coleoptera - Coptoclavidae

Alternative combination: Holcoelytrum giebeli

Full reference: A. Handlirsch. 1906. Die Fossilen Insekten und die Phylogenie der Rezenten Formen, parts I-IV. Ein Handbuch fur Palaontologen und Zoologen 1-640

Belongs to Holcoptera according to R. S. Kelly et al. 2017

See also Cockerell 1915, Handlirsch 1906, Huber et al. 2003, Whalley 1985 and Zeuner 1962

Sister taxa: Holcoptera alisonae, Holcoptera pigmentatus, Holcoptera schlotheimi, Holcoptera solitensis

Type specimen: BMNH I 3581, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Apperley, which is in a Rhaetian terrestrial horizon in the Lilstock Formation of the United Kingdom.


• Jurassic of the United Kingdom (8 collections), United States (2: Connecticut, Massachusetts)

• Triassic of the United Kingdom (2)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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