†family Cretohisteridae Zhou et al. 2018 (water scavenger beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Cretohisteridae

Full reference: Y. L. Zhou, M. S. Caterino, A. Slipinski and C.Y. Cai. 2018. Cretohisteridae, a new beetle family from the Early Cretaceous of China, and its implications for the early evolution of the basal group of Histeroidea (Coleoptera). Systematic Entomology 43:716-728

Parent taxon: Histeroidea according to Y. L. Zhou et al. 2018

Sister taxa: Cretotaenia, Epimetopidae, Georissidae, Helophoridae, Histeridae, Hydrochidae, Hydrophilidae, Hydrophilopsia, Laetopsia, Liadytidae, Parahygrobiidae, Sinosperchopsis, Spercheidae, Sphaeritidae, Synteliidae

Subtaxa: Cretohister

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Type: Cretohister

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Huangbanjigou, Shangyuan Town, NIGP collection (Cretaceous of China)

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