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Calyptites antediluvianum Scudder 1877 (ant)

Insecta - Eukaryota

PaleoDB taxon number: 209081

Full reference: S. H. Scudder. 1877. The insects of the Tertiary beds at Quesnel (British Colombia). Report of Progress of the Geological Survey of Canada 1875-1876 266-280

Belongs to Calyptites according to B. Bolton 2012

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: GSC 7, a forewing (perfect preservation). Its type locality is Quesnel, which is in an Oligocene lacustrine shale in Canada.

Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Average measurements (in mm): wing 6.00 x 2.10