Omma liassicum Crowson 1962 (reticulated beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Cupedidae

Alternative combination: Omma liassica

Full reference: R. A. Crowson. 1962. Observations on the beetle family Cupedidae, with descriptions of two new fossil forms and a key to the recent genera. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, Series 13 5:147-157

Belongs to Omma according to C. Soriano and X. Delclos 2006

See also Crowson 1962

Sister taxa: Omma aberratum, Omma altajense, Omma antennatum, Omma avus, Omma brevipes, Omma daxishanense, Omma delicata, Omma gobiense, Omma jurassicum, Omma lii, Omma pilosum, Omma sibiricum, Omma zitteli

Type specimen: BMNH I.11095, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Brown's Wood, Warwickshire, which is in a Rhaetian marine horizon in the United Kingdom.

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Jurassic of the United Kingdom (2 collections)

• Triassic to Jurassic of the United Kingdom (1)

• Triassic of the United Kingdom (3)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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