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Scraptiomima minima Ponomarenko 1990 (false flower beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Scraptiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 282067

Full reference: A. G. Ponomarenko. 1990. Beetles, Scarabaeida, in Pozdne-Mezozoyskie Nasekomye Vostochnogo Zabaykal'ya. Akademiya Nauk SSSR, Trudy Paleontologicheskogo Instituta 239:39-82

Belongs to Scraptiomima according to J. Batelka et al. 2018

Sister taxon: Scraptiomima brachycornis

Type specimen: PIN 1742/506, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Turga (PIN collection 1742), which is in an Aptian lacustrine mudstone in the Turga Formation of the Russian Federation.

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Average measurements (in mm): body length 2.50, elytron length 2.00