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Choragus fictilis Scudder 1890 (fungus weevil)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Anthribidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 208833

Full reference: S. H. Scudder. 1890. The Tertiary Insects of North America. Report of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories XIII:1-734

Belongs to Choragus according to A. A. Legalov 2015

Sister taxa: Choragus exsertus, Choragus tertiarius

Type specimen: Lee coll 106, an exoskeleton (body broken across elytra). Its type locality is Green River (Lee Collection), which is in a Bridgerian lacustrine - large diatomite/shale in the Green River Formation of Wyoming.

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Average measurements (in mm): antennae length 0.500, body 2.40 x 0.75