Macropunctum eckfeldi Tröster 1992 (click beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Elateridae

Full reference: G. Tröster. 1992. Zur Kenntnis der Gattung Macropunctum (Elateridae, Pyrophorinae, Agrypnini) aus der mitteleozänen Fossillagerstätte "Eckfelder Maar" (Eifel) mit der Beschreibung einer neuen Art Macropunctum eckfeldi n. sp. Mainzer Naturwissenschaftliches Archiv 30:111-118

Belongs to Macropunctum according to T. Wappler 2003

See also Tröster 1992

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

Type specimen: MNHM PE 1990/974-LS, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Eckfeld Maar (NHMN 1990 collection), which is in a MP 13 crater lake siltstone/shale in the Eifel Formation of Germany.

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Eocene of Germany (4 collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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