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is a tribe
In biology, a tribe is a taxonomic rank between family and genus. It is sometimes subdivided into subtribes.Some examples include the tribes: Canini, Acalypheae, Hominini, Bombini, and Antidesmeae.-See also:* Biological classification* Rank...
of darkling beetle
Darkling beetles are a family of beetles found worldwide, estimated at more than 20,000 species. Many of the beetles have black elytra, leading to their common name...
s (Tenebrionidae) in the subfamily Tenebrioninae
Tenebrioninae are a large subfamily of the darkling beetles , containing among others the flour beetles.Many of these robust and usually mid-sized beetles have elytra with some sort of corrugation on the upperside...
Anemia is a genus of darkling beetle in the Opatrini tribe. Among the species within this genus are:* A. asperula* A. brevicollis * A. capensis* A. chobauti* A. dentipes * A. granulata...
- Melanimon Steven, 1829
- Neopachypterus Bouchardt, Lobl & Merkl, 2007 (formerly Pachypterus Lucas, 1846 (non Swainson, 1839: preoccupied))
is a fossil
Fossils are the preserved remains or traces of animals , plants, and other organisms from the remote past...
genus of Opatrini, known from amber
Amber is fossilized tree resin , which has been appreciated for its color and natural beauty since Neolithic times. Amber is used as an ingredient in perfumes, as a healing agent in folk medicine, and as jewelry. There are five classes of amber, defined on the basis of their chemical constituents...
found in Ypresian
In the geologic timescale the Ypresian is the oldest age or lowest stratigraphic stage of the Eocene. It spans the time between and , is preceded by the Thanetian age and is followed by the Eocene Lutetian age....
deposits of France
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dating from more than 50 million years ago. It was already quite similar to some living Opatriini, such as Neopachypterus