First record of orsodacnid leaf beetle (Coleoptera: Orsodacnidae) from the Lower Cretaceous of Brazil

@article{Legalov2021FirstRO,
  title={First record of orsodacnid leaf beetle (Coleoptera: Orsodacnidae) from the Lower Cretaceous of Brazil},
  author={Andrei A. Legalov},
  journal={Historical Biology},
  year={2021},
  volume={34},
  pages={453 - 457}
}
  • A. Legalov
  • Published 20 May 2021
  • Biology
  • Historical Biology
ABSTRACT A new orsodacnid leaf beetle, Aulacoscelis (Cretaulacoscelis) santanensis n. subgen. et n. sp. of the subfamily Aulacoscelidinae of the family Orsodacnidae, is described from the Aptian-Albian Santana Formation of the Lower Cretaceous. The new subgenus differs from the subgenus Aulacoscelis s. str. in the elytra having distinct striae, the large eyes and a narrow-triangular scutellum. This is the first record of a fossil Orsodacnidae and the first Chrysomeloidea described from the… 
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