Mesocupes primitivus Martynov 1926

Insecta - Coleoptera - Cupedidae

Alternative combination: Mesocupes (Mesocupes) primitivus

Full reference: A. V. Martynov. 1926. K Poznaniyu Iskopaemykh Nasekomykh Yurskikh Slantsev Turkestana. 5. O Nekotorykh Formakh Zhukov (Coleoptera) [ To the knowledge of fossil insects from Jurassic beds in Turkestan 5. On some interesting Coleoptera]. Ezhegodnik Russkogo Paleontologicheskogo Obshestva 5(1):1-39

Belongs to Mesocupes according to A. G. Kirejtshuk 2020

See also Kirejtshuk et al. 2016, Martynov 1926 and Ponomarenko 1964

Sister taxa: Mesocupes (Mesocupes), Mesocupes bidens, Mesocupes minor, Mesocupes paulus, Mesocupes spinosus, Mesocupes zherikhini

Type specimen: PIN 2452/682, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Galkino, East Karatau (PIN collection 965), which is in a Callovian/Oxfordian lacustrine - large siltstone in the Karabastau Formation of Kazakhstan.


• Jurassic of Kazakhstan (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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