Microscapha andrzeji Bukejs and Alekseev 2015 (false darkling beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Melandryidae

Full reference: A. Bukejs and V. I. Alekseev. 2015. First record of Microscapha LeConte from Baltic amber with description of a new species and list of fossil Melandryidae (Coleoptera: Tenebrionoidea). Zootaxa 4012:351-360

Belongs to Microscapha according to V. I. Alekseev and A. Bukejs 2021

See also Bukejs and Alekseev 2015

Sister taxon: Microscapha kugelanni

Type specimen: Gorski 5057, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Baltic amber, Andrzej Gorski collection, which is in a Priabonian terrestrial amber in Poland.



• Eocene of Poland (1 collection), the Russian Federation (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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