Caulophilus sucinopunctatus Kuska 1992 (snout beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Curculionidae

Alternative combination: Phloeophagus sucinopunctatus

Full reference: A. Kuska. 1992. Three new species of beetles (Coleoptera: Cantharidae, Anobiidae, Curculionidae) from the Baltic amber. Annals of the Upper Silesian Museum, Entomology 3:107-113

Belongs to Caulophilus according to A. A. Legalov and A. Bukejs 2018

See also Kuska 1992 and Legalov 2015

Sister taxa: Caulophilus ashei, Caulophilus ayotzinapa, Caulophilus bennetti, Caulophilus camptus, Caulophilus elongatus, Caulophilus falini, Caulophilus rarus, Caulophilus ruidipunctus, Caulophilus squamosus, Caulophilus swensoni, Caulophilus zherikhini

Type specimen: MZ 554, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Baltic Amber (Museum Ziemi collection), which is in a Priabonian terrestrial amber in Poland.

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Eocene of Poland (2 collections), the Russian Federation (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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