Nephus subcircularis Kirejtshuk and Nel 2012 (ladybug or ladybird)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Coccinellidae

Full reference: A. G. Kirejtshuk and A. Nel. 2012. The oldest representatives of the family Coccinellidae (Coleoptera: Polyphaga) from the lowermost Eocene Oise amber (France). Zoosystematica Rossica 21:131-144

Belongs to Nephus according to A. G. Kirejtshuk and A. Nel 2012

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MNHN PA 1047, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Oise amber, Le Quesnoy, which is in a MP 7 terrestrial amber in the Argiles d'lignite du Soissonnais Formation of France.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Oise amber, Le Quesnoy

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