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Helopidium neoridas Westwood 1854 (beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera

PaleoDB taxon number: 257084

Full reference: J. O. Westwood. 1854. Contributions to fossil entomology. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 10:378-396

Belongs to Helopidium according to A. Handlirsch 1906

Sister taxa: Helopidium brodiei, Helopidium dubium, Helopidium dunkeri, Helopidium rugosum, Helopidium westwoodi

Type specimen: Its type locality is Durlston Bay, Lower Purbeck, Swanage (Brodie coll.), which is in a Berriasian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal limestone in the Lulworth Formation of the United Kingdom


Average measurements (in mm): elytron 6.00 x 3.00