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Cretomelolontha transbaikalica Nikolajev 1998 (scarab beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Scarabaeidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 286274

Full reference: G. V. Nikolajev. 1998. Pleurostict lamellicorn beetles (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae) from the Lower Cretaceous of Transbaikalia. Paleontological Journal 32:513-520

Belongs to Cretomelolontha according to G. V. Nikolajev 2007

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: PIN 3064/7156, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Baissa (PIN collection 3064, bed 31), which is in an Aptian lacustrine - large marl/siltstone in the Zaza Formation of the Russian Federation.

Ecology:

Average measurements (in mm): body length 9.00, elytron 6.10 x 2.60