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Ancestrimorpha volgensis Alekseev 1993 (jewel beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Buprestidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 219677

Full reference: A. V. Alekseev. 1993. Jurassic and Lower Cretaceous Buprestidae (Coleoptera) from Eurasia. Paleontological Journal 27(1A):9-34

Belongs to Ancestrimorpha according to C. L. Bellamy 2008

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: PIN 1066/1, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Nizhegorodskaya Oblast, borehole 68, depth 277.5-283.2 m (PIN collection 1066), which is in a Bathonian marine horizon in the Russian Federation.

Ecology:

Average measurements (in mm): body 12.2 x 4.1, elytron length 8.20