Brochocoleus yangshuwanziensis Jarzembowski et al. 2013 (reticulated beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Cupedidae

Full reference: E. A. Jarzembowski, E. V. Yan, B. Wang and H. C. Zhang. 2013. Brochocolein beetles (Insecta: Coleoptera) from the Lower Cretaceous of northeast China and southern England. Cretaceous Research 44:1-11

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

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 sulcatus, Brochocoleus tobini, Brochocoleus validus, Brochocoleus zhiyuani

Type specimen: NIGP 154978, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Yangshuwanzi, Ningcheng County (NIGP collection), which is in an Aptian lacustrine - large mudstone in the Yixian Formation of China.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Yangshuwanzi, Ningcheng County (NIGP collection)

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