Mesodytes

Mesodytes is an extinct genus of predaceous diving beetles in the family Dytiscidae. There is one described species in Mesodytes, M. rhantoides.[1][2][3][4][5]

Mesodytes
Temporal range: Barremian–Aptian
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Dytiscidae
Subfamily: Liadytiscinae
Tribe: Mesoderini
Genus: Mesodytes
Prokin, Petrov, Wang & Ponomarenko, 2013
Species:
M. rhantoides
Binomial name
Mesodytes rhantoides
Prokin, Petrov, B. Wang & Ponomarenko, 2013

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Mesodytes". GBIF. Retrieved 2019-06-18.
  2. ^ "The Paleobiology Database, genus Mesodytes". Retrieved 2019-06-18.
  3. ^ Prokin, Alexandr; Dong, Ren (2010). "New Mesozoic Diving Beetles (Coleoptera, Dytiscidae) from China". Paleontological Journal. 44 (5): 526–533. doi:10.1134/S0031030110050072.
  4. ^ Prokin, Alexander A.; Petrov, Pyotr N.; Wang, Bo; Ponomarenko, Alexander (2013). "New fossil taxa and notes on the Mesozoic evolution of Liadytidae and Dytiscidae (Coleoptera)". Zootaxa. 3666 (2): 137–59. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.3666.2.2. PMID 26217842.
  5. ^ Nilsson, A.N. A World Catalogue of the Family Dytiscidae, or the Diving Beetles (Coleoptera, Adephaga) (PDF) (Report). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2019-07-26. Retrieved 2019-06-18.