Sphenoptera minuta Meunier 1915 (metallic wood-boring beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Buprestidae

Full reference: F. Meunier. 1915. Über einige fossile Insekten aus den Braunkohlenschichten (Aquitanien) von Rott (Siebengebirge). Zeitschrift der Deutschen Geologischen Gesellschaft 67:219-230

Belongs to Sphenoptera according to C. L. Bellamy 2008

See also Meunier 1915

Sister taxa: Sphenoptera bogatshevi, Sphenoptera eocaenica, Sphenoptera gigantea, Sphenoptera knopi, Sphenoptera lapidaria, Sphenoptera martynovi, Sphenoptera metallica

Type specimen: Its type locality is Rott (Bauckhorn coll), which is in a MP 30 lacustrine - large lignite in Germany

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Rott (Bauckhorn coll)

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