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Pentaphyllus cioides Kirejtshuk et al. 2008 (darkling beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Tenebrionidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 261343

Full reference: A. G. Kirejtshuk, O. Merkl, and F. Kernegger. 2008. A new species of the genus Pentaphyllus Dejean, 1821 (Coleoptera, Tenebrionidae, Diaperinae) from the Baltic amber and checklist of the fossil Tenebrionidae. Zoosystematica Rossica 17:131-137

Belongs to Pentaphyllus according to M. V. Nabozhenko 2019

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: Kernegger 48/2001, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Baltic amber, Yantarny, Kernegger collection, which is in a Priabonian terrestrial amber in the Russian Federation.

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