Macropunctum meunieri Tröster 1991 (click beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Elateridae

Full reference: G. Tröster. 1991. Eine neue Gattung der Elateridae (Insecta: Coleoptera) Macropunctum gen. n. aus der Messel-Formation des unteren Mittel-Eozän der Fundstätte Messel. Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg 139:99-117

Belongs to Macropunctum according to T. Wappler 2003

See also Tröster 1991

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

Type specimen: SMF MeI 2627, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Grube Messel Pit, grid square i8, 0.26-1.29 m above alpha, which is in a MP 11 crater lake claystone in the Messel Formation of Germany.

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Eocene of Germany (4 collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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