Dascillus Latreille 1796 (soft bodied plant beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Dascillidae

Alternative spelling: Dascyllus

Full reference: P. A. Latreille. 1796. Précis des Caractères Génériques des Insectes Disposés dans un Ordre Naturel 1-201

Parent taxon: Dascillinae according to Z. Y. Jin et al. 2013

See also Latreille 1796, Latreille 1802, Wickham 1911 and Zhang 1989

Sister taxon: Cretodascillus

Subtaxa: Dascillus cervinus Dascillus elongatus Dascillus flatus Dascillus latahensis Dascillus musculus Dascillus relictus Dascillus shandongianus Dascyllus lithographicus

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Quaternary of the United Kingdom (10 collections)

• Miocene of China (5), United States (1: Washington)

• Eocene of United States (1: Colorado)

Total: 17 collections including 23 occurrences

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