Flabellotoma heidiae 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

Belongs to Flabellotoma according to J. Batelka et al. 2018

See also Batelka et al. 2016

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: AMNH AND-B-107, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Burmese amber (AMNH collection), which is in a Cenomanian terrestrial amber in Myanmar.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Burmese amber (AMNH collection)

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