The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Coniontis remnans Pierce, 1954

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: Late Pleistocene

 

This species may still survive because the genus to which it belongs is taxonomically poorly known in comparison to other genera of the same family.

 

Distribution

Rancho La Brea Tar Pit, California, USA

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Pierce, W. D. (1954). Fossil Arthropods of California. 20. The Tenebrionidae-Coniontinae of the asphalt deposits. Bull. So. Calif. Acad. Sci. 53(3): 142-156.

 

Other references:

Miller, Scott E. (1997). Late Quaternary insects of Rancho La Brea, California, USA, pp. 185-191. In Studies in Quaternary Entomology - An Inordinate Fondness for Insects. Quaternary Proceedings No. 5, John Wiley & Sons Ltd., Chichester.

 

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