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Amara cockerelli Wickham 1912 (ground beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Carabidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 226427

Full reference: H. F. Wickham. 1912. A report on some recent collections of fossil Coleoptera from the Miocene shales of Florissant. Bulletin from the Laboratories of Natural History of the State University of Iowa 6(3):3-38

Belongs to Amara according to H. F. Wickham 1914

Sister taxa: Amara (Amara), Amara (Bradytus), Amara (Celia), Amara (Paracelia), Amara aenea, Amara arcticola, Amara aulica, Amara bifrons, Amara brunnea, Amara conflata, Amara danae, Amara erratica, Amara foersteri, Amara insignis, Amara interstitialis, Amara municipalis, Amara pinguicula, Amara powellii, Amara primigenia, Amara princeps, Amara procera, Amara pseudobrunnea, Amara revocata, Amara sterilis, Amara veterata

Type specimen: UCM 70, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Florissant (Cockerell Collection), which is in a Chadronian lacustrine - large shale in the Florissant Formation of Colorado.

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