Cionocoleus tanae Jarzembowski et al. 2013 (reticulated beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Cupedidae

Full reference: E. A. Jarzembowski, E. V. Yan, B. Wang and H. Zhang. 2013. Ommatin beetles (Insecta: Coleoptera) from the Lower Cretaceous of northeast China and southern England. Terrestrial Arthropod Reviews 6:135-161

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

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

Type specimen: NIGP 154968, 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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