Allophalerus maximus Ponomarenko 1968 (beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Ommatidae

Alternative combination: Tetraphalerus maximus

Full reference: A. G. Ponomarenko. 1968. Zhuki-Arkhostematy Yury Karatau (Coleoptera, Archostemata) [Jurassic Archostematid beetles from Karatau (Coleoptera, Archostemata)]. Yurskoy Nasekomiye Karatau [Jurassic Insects of Karatau] 118-138

Belongs to Allophalerus according to A. G. Kirejtshuk 2020

See also Ponomarenko 1968

Sister taxa: Allophalerus antiquus, Allophalerus aphaleratus, Allophalerus bontsaganensis, Allophalerus incertus, Allophalerus latus, Allophalerus okhotensis, Allophalerus tenuipes, Allophalerus verrucosus

Type specimen: PIN 2452/189, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Karatau-Galkino (PIN collection 2452), which is in a Callovian/Oxfordian lacustrine - large siltstone in the Karabastau Formation of Kazakhstan.

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Kazakhstan (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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