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Cretofalselaterium baiankhongoricum Alexeev 2008 (beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera

PaleoDB taxon number: 175345

holotype PIN, no. 4271/239, obverse impression of elytron, 5.3

Full reference: A. V. Alexeev. 2008. New Jewel Beetles (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) and Similar Beetles from the Cretaceous and Early Paleogene of Asia. Paleontological Journal 42:53-59

Belongs to Cretofalselaterium according to A. V. Alexeev 2008

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: PIN 4271/239, an elytra. Its type locality is Shar-Tolgoy (PIN collection 4271), which is in an Aptian lacustrine marl in the Shar-Tolgoy Formation of Mongolia.

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Average measurements (in mm): elytron 13.3 x 3.9