Notocupes lini Ponomarenko et al. 2012 (reticulated beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Cupedidae

Full reference: A. G. Ponomarenko, E. V. Yan, B. Wang and H. C. Zhang. 2012. Revision of some early Mesozoic beetles from China. Acta Palaeontologica Sinica 51:475-490

Belongs to Notocupes according to A. G. Ponomarenko et al. 2012

Sister taxa: Notocupes brachycephalus, Notocupes caducus, Notocupes caudatus, Notocupes cellulosus, Notocupes crassus, Notocupes dischides, Notocupes dundulaensis, Notocupes elegans, Notocupes excellens, Notocupes exiguus, Notocupes homorus, Notocupes issykkulensis, Notocupes khasurtyiensis, Notocupes khetanensis, Notocupes kirghizicus, Notocupes lapidarius, Notocupes laticella, Notocupes latus, Notocupes longicollis, Notocupes ludongensis, Notocupes mongolicus, Notocupes multituberatus, Notocupes nigrimonticola, Notocupes oxypygus, Notocupes patulus, Notocupes picturatus, Notocupes pingi, Notocupes pulcher, Notocupes rostratus, Notocupes sogutensis, Notocupes tenuis, Notocupes undatabdominus, Notocupes vitimensis

Type specimen: NIGP 70070, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is KHG 125, Bed 50, Guanyintan, Qiyang County, which is in a Toarcian/Aalenian lagoonal siliciclastic in the Guanyintan Formation of China.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at KHG 125, Bed 50, Guanyintan, Qiyang County

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