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Lamprodila gautieri Bruyant 1902 (jewel beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Buprestidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 312152

Alternative combination: Lampra gautieri

Synonym: Psiloptera (Lampetis) aurostriata Piton 1940 (taxon 205293)

Belongs to Lamprodila according to C. L. Bellamy 2008

Sister taxa: none

Type specimens:

  • Lamprodila gautieri: Coll. Faculte des sciences de Clermont-Ferrand 1, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Menat (Clermont-Ferrand coll), which is in a Selandian crater lake diatomite in the Menat Formation of France.
  • Psiloptera (Lampetis) aurostriata: Coll. Piton 400, an exoskeleton.

Ecology:

Average measurements (in mm): body 13.3 x 4.2, elytron 9.08 x 2.00