Orphnospercheus Lin 1992 (water scavenger beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Hydrophilidae

Full reference: Q. B. Lin. 1992. Insecta, II: Jurassic-Early Cretaceous insects. Paleontological Atlas of Jilin Province 417-424

Parent taxon: Hydrophilidae according to Q. B. Lin 1992

Sister taxa: Acidocerinae, Alegorius, Aposphinctus, Chaetarthriinae, Creniphilites, Cretohelophorus, Cretosperchus, Cryptopleurum, Cymbiodyta, Enochrinae, Escheria, Escheria bella, Escheria ovalis, Georissinae, Hydrocharis, Hydrochinae, Hydrophilinae, Limnebius, Mesosperchus schultzi, Paraspercheus, Penitus, Philhydrus, Prospercheus, Protochares, Regimbartia, Rygmodinae, Spercheinae, Sphaeridiinae, Sphaeridium melanarium, Sternolophus

Subtaxa: Orphnospercheus lonjingensis

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Type: Orphnospercheus lonjingensis

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Dalazi, Zhixin district, Yanji County (Cretaceous of China)

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