Brochocoleus sulcatus Tan et al. 2007 (reticulated beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Cupedidae

Full reference: J. J. Tan, D. Ren, and C. K. Shih. 2007. New ommatids of Ommatinae (Coleoptera: Archostemata: Ommatidae) from the Yixian Formation of Liaoning, China. Progress in Natural Science 17:803-811

Belongs to Brochocoleus according to E. A. Jarzembowski et al. 2013

See also Tan et al. 2007 and Tan and Ren 2009

Sister taxa: Brochocoleus alatus, Brochocoleus angustus, Brochocoleus aphaleratus, Brochocoleus applanatus, Brochocoleus caseyi, Brochocoleus cossyphus, Brochocoleus crowsonae, Brochocoleus impressus, Brochocoleus indibili, Brochocoleus keenani, Brochocoleus magnus, Brochocoleus maximus, Brochocoleus minor, Brochocoleus planus, Brochocoleus punctatus, Brochocoleus rostratus, Brochocoleus tobini, Brochocoleus validus, Brochocoleus yangshuwanziensis, Brochocoleus zhiyuani

Type specimen: CNU-C-LB2006011, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Huangbanjigou, Chaomidian Village, CNU 2006 collection, which is in an Aptian lacustrine - large mudstone in the Yixian Formation of China.

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of China (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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