Cionocoleus planiusculus 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 Cionocoleus according to A. G. Kirejtshuk 2020

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

Sister taxa: Cionocoleus cervicalis, Cionocoleus elizabethae, Cionocoleus jepsoni, Cionocoleus longicapitis, Cionocoleus magicus, Cionocoleus minimus, Cionocoleus olympicus, Cionocoleus ommamimus, Cionocoleus punctatus, Cionocoleus sibiricus, Cionocoleus tanae, Cionocoleus watsoni

Type specimen: CNU-C-LB2006008, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Jianshangou, Chaomidian village (CNU 2006), which is in an Aptian lacustrine - large mudstone in the Yixian Formation of China.


Distribution: found only at Jianshangou, Chaomidian village (CNU 2006)

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