Caulophilus ashei Davis and Engel 2006 (snout beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Curculionidae

Full reference: S. R. Davis and M. S. Engel. 2006. A weevil of the genus Caulophilus in Dominican amber (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Polskie Pismo Entomologiczne 75:101-104

Belongs to Caulophilus according to A. A. Legalov 2015

See also Davis and Engel 2006, Davis and Engel 2007 and Poinar and Legalov 2014

Sister taxa: Caulophilus ayotzinapa, Caulophilus bennetti, Caulophilus camptus, Caulophilus elongatus, Caulophilus falini, Caulophilus rarus, Caulophilus ruidipunctus, Caulophilus squamosus, Caulophilus sucinopunctatus, Caulophilus swensoni, Caulophilus zherikhini

Type specimen: AMNH DR-10-809, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Dominican amber (AMNH coll), which is in a Burdigalian/Langhian terrestrial amber in the Dominican Republic.

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (4 collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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