†family Mesophyletidae Poinar 2008 (weevil)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Mesophyletidae

Alternative spellings: Mesophyletinae, Mesophyletini

Full reference: G. Poinar. 2008. Type genus for Mesophyletinae, a subfamily of Early Cretaceous weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionoidea: Eccoptarthridae) in Burmese amber. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 110:262-263

Parent taxon: Curculionoidea according to D. J. Clarke and R. G. Oberprieler 2018

See also Bouchard et al. 2011, Legalov 2010, Legalov 2012, Legalov 2015, Legalov and Poinar 2015, Poinar 2006 and Poinar 2008

Sister taxa: Akulosamphus, Allocorynidae, Anthribidae, Apionidae, Attelabidae, Belidae, Brenthidae, Brentidae, Caridae, Cimberididae, Curculionidae, Erirhinidae, Loricera glacialis, Nemonychidae

Subtaxa: Aepyceratinae Mesophyletinae

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Type: Mesophyletis

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of France (1 collection), Myanmar (8)

Total: 9 collections including 65 occurrences

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