Notocupes ludongensis Wang and Liu 1996 (reticulated beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Cupedidae

Full reference: W. L. Wang and M. W. Liu. 1996. A new species of Notocupes from the Cretaceous of Laiyang Basin, Shandong Province. Memoirs of Beijing Natural History Museum 55:79-82

Belongs to Notocupes according to W. L. Wang and M. W. Liu 1996

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 lini, Notocupes longicollis, 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: BNPIS 951101, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is XII.53, Huangyadi, Muyudianxiang, Laiyang City, which is in an Aptian lacustrine - large siltstone in the Laiyang Formation of China.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at XII.53, Huangyadi, Muyudianxiang, Laiyang City

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