Flabellotoma Batelka et al. 2016 (wedge shaped beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Ripiphoridae

Full reference: J. Batelka, J. Prokop, and M. S. Engel. 2016. New ripiphorid beetles in mid-Cretaceous amber from Myanmar (Coleoptera: Ripiphoridae): first Pelecotominae and possible Mesozoic aggregative behaviour in male Ripidiinae. Cretaceous Research 68:70-78

Parent taxon: Pelecotominae according to J. Batelka et al. 2018

See also Batelka et al. 2016

Sister taxa: Burmitoma, Plesiotoma, Samlandotoma, Spinotoma

Subtaxa: Flabellotoma heidiae

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Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Burmese amber (AMNH collection) (Cretaceous of Myanmar)

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