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Cretofrontolina kzyldzharica Alexeev 2009 (jewel beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Buprestidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 279184

Full reference: A. V. Alexeev. 2009. New jewel beetles (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) from the Cretaceous of Russia, Kazakhstan and Mongolia. Paleontological Journal 43:277-281

Belongs to Cretofrontolina according to A. V. Alexeev 2009

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: PIN 2783/104, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Kzyl-Zhar Locality (PIN collection 2783), which is in a Turonian pond mudstone in Kazakhstan.

Ecology:

Average measurements (in mm): body 6.90 x 2.70, elytron 5.00 x 1.40