Brachymycterus curculionoides von Heyden and von Heyden 1866 (snout beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Curculionidae

Synonyms: Eurychirus (Otiorhynchus) induratus von Heyden and von Heyden 1866, Oligovarus ignotus von Schlechtendal 1894, Rhinocyllus improlus von Heyden and von Heyden 1866, Varus ignotus von Schlechtendal 1894

Full reference: C. von Heyden and L. von Heyden. 1866. Käfer und Polypen aus der Braunkohle des Siebengebirges. Palaeontographica 15:131-156

Belongs to Brachymycterus according to A. A. Legalov 2015

See also Carpenter 1986, von Heyden and von Heyden 1866, von Schlechtendal 1894 and Zherikhin 1992

Sister taxa: none

Type specimens:

  • Brachymycterus curculionoides: Its type locality is Rott (Krantz Bonn coll), which is in a MP 30 lacustrine - large shale in the Rott Formation of Germany
  • Eurychirus (Otiorhynchus) induratus: Its type locality is Rott (Heymann coll), which is in a MP 30 lacustrine - large shale in the Rott Formation of Germany.
  • Rhinocyllus improlus: Its type locality is Rott (Krantz Bonn coll), which is in a MP 30 lacustrine - large shale in the Rott Formation of Germany.
  • Varus ignotus: Its type locality is Rott (Lord Dr Pohlig coll), which is in a MP 30 lacustrine - large lignite in the Rott Formation of Germany.

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Oligocene of Germany (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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