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Clavelater ningchengensis Dong and Huang 2011 (click beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Elateridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 211219

Full reference: F. B. Dong and D. Y. Huang. 2011. A new elaterid from the Middle Jurassic Daohugou biota (Coleoptera: Elateridae: Protagrypninae). Acta Geologica Sinica 85(6):1224-1230

Belongs to Clavelater according to R. Kundrata et al. 2020

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: NIGP 151836, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Daohugou (NIGP collection), which is in a Callovian/Oxfordian lacustrine - large shale in the Daohugou Formation of China.

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Average measurements (in mm): body 6.14 x 1.64, elytron width 0.930