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Heterocerites kobdoensis Ponomarenko 1986 (Variegated mud-loving beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Heteroceridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 250282

Full reference: A. G. Ponomarenko. 1986. Beetles. Scarabaeida (=Coleoptera), in Nasekomye v rannemelovykh ekosistemakh zapadnoy Mongolii. The Joint Soviet-Mongolian Palaeontological Expedition 28:84-105

Belongs to Heterocerites according to A. G. Ponomarenko 1986

Sister taxon: Heterocerites magnus

Type specimen: PIN 3152/4311, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Myangad locality, Section 221/17, which is in an Aptian lacustrine mudstone in the Gurvan-Eren Formation of Mongolia.

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Average measurements (in mm): body 3.00 x 1.00, elytron length 1.70