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Scraptiomima brachycornis Medvedev 1969 (false flower beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Scraptiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 215229

Full reference: L. N. Medvedev. 1969. New Mesozoic Coleoptera (Cucujoidea) of Asia. Paleontological Journal 3(1):108-113

Belongs to Scraptiomima according to J. Batelka et al. 2018

Sister taxon: Scraptiomima minima

Type specimen: PIN 1989/2634, an exoskeleton (Complete Beetle). Its type locality is Baissa (PIN collection 1989), which is in an Aptian lacustrine - large siltstone/marl in the Zaza Formation of the Russian Federation.

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Average measurements (in mm): body 8.60 x 3.00