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Orsodacnidae

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The Orsodacnidae are a small family of leaf beetles, previously included as a subfamily within the Chrysomelidae. It is the smallest of the Chrysomeloid families in North America;[1] Oxypeltidae is smaller, with only three species in South America. A fossil species of Aulacoscelis is known from the Early Cretaceous (Aptian-Albian) Santana Group of Brazil.[2]

Genera

References

  1. ^ Shawn M. Clark and Edward G. Riley. "123. ORSODACNIDAE Thompson 1859". American Beetles: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea Through Curculionoidea. 2. CRC. pp. 613–615. doi:10.1201/9781420041231.ch8.
  2. ^ Legalov, A. A. (2021-05-20). "First record of orsodacnid leaf beetle (Coleoptera: Orsodacnidae) from the Lower Cretaceous of Brazil". Historical Biology. 0 (0): 1–5. doi:10.1080/08912963.2021.1929204. ISSN 0891-2963.
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Orsodacnidae: Brief Summary

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The Orsodacnidae are a small family of leaf beetles, previously included as a subfamily within the Chrysomelidae. It is the smallest of the Chrysomeloid families in North America; Oxypeltidae is smaller, with only three species in South America. A fossil species of Aulacoscelis is known from the Early Cretaceous (Aptian-Albian) Santana Group of Brazil.

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