Macropunctum minutum Meunier 1921

Insecta - Coleoptera - Elateridae

Alternative combination: Ancylochira minuta

Full reference: F. Meunier. 1921. Die Insektenreste aus dem Lutetien von Messel bei Darmstadt. Abhandlungen der Hessischen geologischen Landesanstalt zu Darmstadt 7:2-15

Belongs to Macropunctum according to G. Tröster 1994

See also Meunier 1921

Sister taxa: Macropunctum angulosum, Macropunctum angulosum, Macropunctum angustiscutellum, Macropunctum densipunctum, Macropunctum eckfeldi, Macropunctum eocaenicum, Macropunctum latiscutellum, Macropunctum messelense, Macropunctum meunieri, Macropunctum promptum, Macropunctum rebugense, Macropunctum rossi, Macropunctum senckenbergi

Type specimen: 1206, an exoskeleton (17). Its type locality is Grube Messel Pit (Museum Darmstadt Collection), which is in a MP 11 crater lake claystone in the Messel Formation of Germany.

Distribution: found only at Grube Messel Pit (Museum Darmstadt Collection)

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