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Tersoides capitatus Ponomarenko 1968 (beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Schizophoridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 210310

Full reference: A. G. Ponomarenko. 1968. Zhuki-Arkhostematy Yury Karatau (Coleoptera, Archostemata) [Jurassic Archostematid beetles from Karatau (Coleoptera, Archostemata)]. Yurskoy Nasekomiye Karatau [Jurassic Insects of Karatau] 118-138

Belongs to Tersoides according to A. G. Ponomarenko 1968

Sister taxon: Tersoides elongatus

Type specimen: PIN 2066/2631, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Karatau-Mikhailovka (PIN collection 2066), which is in a Callovian/Oxfordian lacustrine - large siltstone in the Karabastau Formation of Kazakhstan.

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Average measurements (in mm): body 15.0 x 9.0, elytron length 11.0