Mesocupes (Anaglyphites) capitatus Ponomarenko 1966 (reticulated beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Cupedidae

Alternative combination: Anaglyphites capitatus

Full reference: A. G. Ponomarenko. 1966. Novye zhuki semeystva Cupedidae (Coleoptera) iz Mezozoyskikh otlozheniy Zabaikal'ya. Entomologicheskoe Obozrenie 45:138-143

Belongs to Mesocupes (Anaglyphites) according to A. G. Kirejtshuk et al. 2016

See also Ponomarenko 1966

Sister taxa: Anaglyphites crassipygus, Anaglyphites laximandibule, Anaglyphites minutissimus, Mesocupes (Anaglyphites) admotus, Mesocupes (Anaglyphites) clavatus, Mesocupes (Anaglyphites) minimus, Mesocupes (Anaglyphites) mongolicus

Type specimen: PIN 1989/2993, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Baissa (PIN collection 1989), which is in an Aptian lacustrine - large siltstone/marl in the Zaza Formation of the Russian Federation.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Baissa (PIN collection 1989)

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