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Nitidula melanaria Heer 1847 (sap beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Nitidulidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 209582

Full reference: O. Heer. 1847. Die Insektenfauna der Tertiärgebilde von Oeningen und von Radoboj in Croatien. Erster Theil: Käfer 1-229

Belongs to Nitidula according to O. Heer 1847

Sister taxa: Nitidula aemula, Nitidula ancora, Nitidula maculigera, Nitidula pallida, Nitidula prior, Nitidula radobojana, Nitidula robusta

Type specimen: Its type locality is Oeningen (Lavater'schen collection), which is in a Sarmatian lacustrine - large limestone in the Upper Freshwater-Molasse Formation of Germany

Ecology:

Average measurements (in mm): body length 6.40, elytron 4.00 x 1.90