Prospercheus Prokin 2009 (water scavenger beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Hydrophilidae

Full reference: A. A. Prokin. 2009. New water scavenger beetles (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae) from the Mesozoic of Mongolia. Paleontological Journal 43:660-663

Parent taxon: Hydrophilidae according to A. A. Prokin 2009

Sister taxa: Acidocerinae, Alegorius, Aposphinctus, Chaetarthriinae, Creniphilites, Cretohelophorus, Cretosperchus, Cryptopleurum, Cymbiodyta, Enochrinae, Escheria, Escheria bella, Escheria ovalis, Georissinae, Hydrocharis, Hydrochinae, Hydrophilinae, Limnebius, Mesosperchus schultzi, Orphnospercheus, Paraspercheus, Penitus, Philhydrus, Protochares, Regimbartia, Rygmodinae, Spercheinae, Sphaeridiinae, Sphaeridium melanarium, Sternolophus

Subtaxa: Prospercheus cristatus

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Type: Prospercheus cristatus

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Mongolia (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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