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Phanaeus antiquus Horn 1876 (scarab beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Scarabaeidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 208956

Full reference: G. H. Horn. 1876. Notes on some coleopterous remains from the bone cave at Port Kennedy, Penna. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 5:241-245

Belongs to Phanaeus according to S. Tarasov et al. 2016

Sister taxa: Phanaeus labreae, Phanaeus violetae

Type specimen: Its type locality is Port Kennedy Cave, which is in an Irvingtonian cave horizon in Pennsylvania

Ecology:

Average measurements (in mm): abdomen length 10.0, elytron 11.0 x 5.0