Notocupes mongolicus Ponomarenko 1994 (reticulated beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Cupedidae

Full reference: A. G. Ponomarenko. 1994. New Mesozoic cupedid beetles from Mongolia: Brochocoleini and Notocupedini. Paleontological Journal 28:102-115

Belongs to Notocupes according to A. G. Ponomarenko 1994

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 multituberatus, Notocupes nigrimonticola, Notocupes oxypygus, Notocupes patulus, Notocupes picturatus, Notocupes pingi, Notocupes pulcher, Notocupes rostratus, Notocupes sogutensis, Notocupes tenuis, Notocupes undatabdominus, Notocupes vitimensis

Type specimen: PIN 3559/6028, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Bon Tsagaan (PIN collection 3559, outcrop 23/22), which is in a Barremian lacustrine siliciclastic in the Ulan-Argalant Formation of Mongolia.

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Mongolia (4 collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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