Macropunctum messelense Tröster 1991 (click beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Elateridae

Alternative combination: Macropunctum messelensis

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 meunieri, Macropunctum minutum, Macropunctum promptum, Macropunctum rebugense, Macropunctum senckenbergi

Type specimen: SMF MeI 2392, an exoskeleton

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Eocene of Germany (9 collections)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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