Cionocoleus jepsoni 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 longicapitis, Cionocoleus magicus, Cionocoleus minimus, Cionocoleus olympicus, Cionocoleus ommamimus, Cionocoleus planiusculus, Cionocoleus punctatus, Cionocoleus sibiricus, Cionocoleus tanae, Cionocoleus watsoni

Type specimen: NHM II 3049, an elytra. Its type locality is Durlston Bay, Bed DB175, Swanage (BMNH collection), which is in a Berriasian lagoonal siliciclastic in the Durlston Formation of the United Kingdom.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Durlston Bay, Bed DB175, Swanage (BMNH collection)

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