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Trirhabda megacephala Wickham 1914 (leaf beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Chrysomelidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 228853

Full reference: H. F. Wickham. 1914. New Miocene Coleoptera from Florissant. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard College 53:423-494

Belongs to Trirhabda according to H. F. Wickham 1914

Sister taxa: Trirhabda majuscula, Trirhabda sepulta

Type specimen: MCZ 2633, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Florissant (MCZ Collection), which is in a Chadronian lacustrine - large shale in the Florissant Formation of Colorado.

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Average measurements (in mm): body length 8.70, elytron length 5.80