Alegorius Fikacek et al. 2014 (water scavenger beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Hydrophilidae

Full reference: M. Fikacek, A. Prokin, E. Yan, Y. Yue, B. Wang, D. Ren, and R. Beattie. 2014. Modern hydrophilid clades present and widespread in the Late Jurassic and Early Cretaceous (Coleoptera: Hydrophiloidea: Hydrophilidae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 170:710-734

Parent taxon: Hydrophilidae according to M. Fikacek et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Acidocerinae, Aposphinctus, Chaetarthriinae, Creniphilites, Cretohelophorus, Cretosperchus, Cryptopleurum, Cymbiodyta, Enochrinae, Escheria, Escheria bella, Escheria ovalis, Georissinae, Hydrocharis, Hydrochinae, Hydrophilinae, Limnebius, Mesosperchus schultzi, Orphnospercheus, Paraspercheus, Penitus, Philhydrus, Prospercheus, Protochares, Regimbartia, Rygmodinae, Spercheinae, Sphaeridiinae, Sphaeridium melanarium, Sternolophus

Subtaxa: Alegorius yixianus

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of China (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections including 4 occurrences

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