Notocupes pulcher Ponomarenko 1968 (reticulated beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Cupedidae

Full reference: A. G. Ponomarenko. 1968. Zhuki-Arkhostematy Yury Karatau (Coleoptera, Archostemata) [Jurassic Archostematid beetles from Karatau (Coleoptera, Archostemata)]. Yurskoy Nasekomiye Karatau [Jurassic Insects of Karatau] 118-138

Belongs to Notocupes according to A. G. Ponomarenko 1968

Sister taxa: Notocupes brachycephalus, Notocupes caducus, Notocupes caudatus, Notocupes cellulosus, Notocupes crassus, Notocupes dischides, Notocupes dundulaensis, Notocupes elegans, Notocupes excellens, Notocupes exiguus, Notocupes homorus, Notocupes issykkulensis, Notocupes khasurtyiensis, Notocupes khetanensis, Notocupes kirghizicus, Notocupes lapidarius, Notocupes laticella, Notocupes latus, Notocupes lini, Notocupes longicollis, Notocupes ludongensis, Notocupes mongolicus, Notocupes multituberatus, Notocupes nigrimonticola, Notocupes oxypygus, Notocupes patulus, Notocupes picturatus, Notocupes pingi, Notocupes rostratus, Notocupes sogutensis, Notocupes tenuis, Notocupes undatabdominus, Notocupes vitimensis

Type specimen: PIN 2239/814, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Karatau-Mikhailovka (PIN collection 2239), which is in a Callovian/Oxfordian lacustrine - large siltstone in the Karabastau Formation of Kazakhstan.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Karatau-Mikhailovka (PIN collection 2239)

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