Prototrichalus Molina-Olmedo et al. 2020 (beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera

Full reference: F. Molina-Olmedo, V. S. Ferreira, M. A. Branham and M. A. Ivie. 2020. The description of Prototrichalus gen. nov. and three new species from Burmese amber supports a mid-Cretaceous origin of the Metriorrhynchini (Coleoptera, Lycidae). Cretaceous Research 111(104452)

Parent taxon: Tenebrionoidea according to L. Bocak et al. 2022

See also Kazantsev 2020 and Molina-Olmedo et al. 2020

Sister taxa: Aderidae, Afreminae, Anthicidae, Archaeoripiphorus, Archeocrypticidae, Boridae, Chalcodryidae, Ciidae, Cossyphodinae, Eurygenius wickhami, Fushunicucujus, Glypta, Ischaliidae, Kulindrobor, Lagrioidinae, Liaoximordellidae, Melandryidae, Meloidae, Mordellidae, Mycetophagidae, Mycteridae, Neopolypria, Oedemeridae, Perimylopidae, Prostomidae, Pterogeniidae, Pyrochroidae, Pythidae, Rhipiphoridae, Ripiphoridae, Salpingidae, Samlandotoma, Scraptiidae, Stenotrachelidae, Synchroidae, Tenebrionidae, Tetratomidae, Trachelostenidae, Trictenotomidae, Ulodidae, Zopheridae

Subtaxa: Prototrichalus meiyingae Prototrichalus milleri Prototrichalus sepronai

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• Cretaceous of Myanmar (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections including 5 occurrences

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