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Gerstaeckerus alviolatus Hong 1983 (handsome fungus beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Endomychidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 287968

Alternative combinations: Engonius alviolatus, Miocarabus alviolatus

Full reference: Y. C. Hong. 1983. Fossil insects in the diatoms of Shanwang. Bulletin of the Tianjin Institute of Geology and Mineral Resources 8:1-15

Belongs to Gerstaeckerus according to F. W. Shockley and V. I. Alekseev 2014

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: Its type locality is Shanwang, Linqu County, collection Linqu, which is in a Burdigalian lacustrine - large mudstone in the Shanwang Formation of China

Ecology:

Average measurements (in mm): body 8.40 x 4.10