Macropunctum promptum Meunier 1921 (click beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Elateridae

Alternative combination: Ancylochira prompta

Full reference: F. Meunier. 1921. Die Insektenreste aus dem Lutetien von Messel bei Darmstadt. Abhandlungen der Hessischen geologischen Landesanstalt zu Darmstadt 7:2-15

Belongs to Macropunctum according to G. Tröster 1991

See also Meunier 1921

Sister taxa: Macropunctum angulosum, Macropunctum angulosum, Macropunctum angustiscutellum, Macropunctum densipunctum, Macropunctum eckfeldi, Macropunctum eocaenicum, Macropunctum latiscutellum, Macropunctum messelense, Macropunctum meunieri, Macropunctum minutum, Macropunctum rebugense, Macropunctum rossi, Macropunctum senckenbergi

Type specimen: 1003, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Grube Messel Pit (Museum Darmstadt Collection), which is in a MP 11 crater lake claystone in the Messel Formation of Germany.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Grube Messel Pit (Museum Darmstadt Collection)

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