Caulophilus ruidipunctus Poinar and Legalov 2014 (snout beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Curculionidae

Full reference: G. O. Poinar and A. A. Legalov. 2014. Taxonomic names, in New species of the subfamily Cossoninae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in Dominican amber. Historical Biology 27:491-502

Belongs to Caulophilus according to A. A. Legalov 2015

See also Poinar and Legalov 2014

Sister taxa: Caulophilus ashei, Caulophilus ayotzinapa, Caulophilus bennetti, Caulophilus camptus, Caulophilus elongatus, Caulophilus falini, Caulophilus rarus, Caulophilus squamosus, Caulophilus sucinopunctatus, Caulophilus swensoni, Caulophilus zherikhini

Type specimen: Poinar PACO 8, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Dominican amber (Poinar coll), which is in a Burdigalian/Langhian terrestrial amber in the Dominican Republic.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Dominican amber (Poinar coll)

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