The first cupedine beetle from Burmese amber (Coleoptera: Cupedidae)

Edmund Aleksander JARZEMBOWSKI, Bo WANG & Daran ZHENG

en Comptes Rendus Palevol 16 (3) - Pages 241-247

Published on 31 May 2017

A rare archaic beetle, Mallecupes qingqingae gen. et sp. n., (Insecta: Coleoptera: Archostemata: Cupedidae) is described from mid-Cretaceous Burmese amber. It shows affinity with Paracupes found in South America today and ‘Paracupes’ found in North America during the Cretaceous. Archostemata are diverse in Burmese amber.


Burmese amber, Myanmar, Cretaceous, Coleoptera, Archostemata, Cupedidae, Mallecupes gen. n.

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