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Limnius perrini Theobald 1937 (riffle beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Elmidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 211186

Full reference: N. Theobald. 1937. Les insectes fossiles des terrains oligocènes de France. Bulletin Mensuel (Mémoires) de la Société des Sciences de Nancy 1:1-473

Belongs to Polyphaga according to M. A. Jäch et al. 2016

Sister taxa: Angarolarva, Bostrichiformia, Bostrychiformia, Cryptophagites, Cucujiformia, Derodontiformia, Elateriformia, Elmadulescens, Escheria crassipunctata, Escheria dimidiata, Escheria punctulata, Eucinetiformia, Jingxidiscus, Larvula, Melanocantharis, Mesosperchus notatus, Mormolucoides, Peltosynidae, Plastelater, Polysitum, Potamophilites, Ranis, Rhysopsalis, Scarabaeiformia, Sphaerocantharis, Staphyliniformia, Syntomopterus, Tomocoleites

Type specimen: Marseilles Geologic institute 3, an elytra. Its type locality is Camoins-les-Bains (Coll. Marseille), which is in an Oligocene lacustrine marl in France.

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