†family Alloioscarabaeidae Bai et al. 2012 (scarab beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Alloioscarabaeidae

Full reference: M. Bai, D. Ren, and X. K. Yang. 2012. Taxonomic names, in New fossil evidence of the early diversification of scarabs: Alloioscarabaeus cheni (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea) from the Middle Jurassic of Inner Mongolia, China. Insect Science 19:159-171

Parent taxon: Scarabaeoidea according to M. Bai et al. 2012

Sister taxa: Acanthoceridae, Aliscarabaeus, Ateuchites, Belohinidae, Copris subterraneus, Cretonitis, Diphyllostomatidae, Eremazidae, Geotrupidae, Glaphyridae, Glaresidae, Gymnopleurus deperditus, Hongscarabaeus, Hybosoridae, Hybosorites, Lithoscarabaeidae, Lucanidae, Mesoscarabaeus, Ochodaeidae, Onthophagus urusheeri, Opiselleipon, Paralucanidae, Passalidae, Passalopalpidae, Pleocomidae, Prionocephale, Scarabaeidae, Scelocopris, Septiventeridae, Trogidae

Subtaxa: Alloioscarabaeus

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Type: Alloioscarabaeus

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Daohugou (CNU 2010 collection) (Jurassic of China)

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