Caulophilus swensoni Davis and Engel 2007 (snout beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Curculionidae

Full reference: S. R. Davis and M. S. Engel. 2007. Cossonine weevils in Dominican amber (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Linzer Biologische Beitr├Ąge 39:803-820

Belongs to Caulophilus according to A. A. Legalov 2015

See also Davis and Engel 2007 and Poinar and Legalov 2014

Sister taxa: Caulophilus ashei, Caulophilus ayotzinapa, Caulophilus bennetti, Caulophilus camptus, Caulophilus elongatus, Caulophilus falini, Caulophilus rarus, Caulophilus ruidipunctus, Caulophilus squamosus, Caulophilus sucinopunctatus, Caulophilus zherikhini

Type specimen: USNM 502877, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Dominican amber (USNM Brodzinsky Lopez-Pena coll), which is in a Burdigalian/Langhian terrestrial amber in the Dominican Republic.

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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