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Mesoscarabaeus morulosus Hong 1982 (scarab beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera

PaleoDB taxon number: 290447

Full reference: Y. C. Hong. 1982. Mesozoic Fossil Insects of Jiuquan Basin in Gansu Province 1-187

Belongs to Mesoscarabaeus according to Y. C. Hong 1982

Sister taxon: Mesoscarabaeus corneus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Sample II8P5L6, Chijinqiao, Yumen City, which is in an Aptian lacustrine mudstone in the Chijinbao Formation of China

Ecology:

Average measurements (in mm): body 8.70 x 4.20, elytron 4.60 x 2.10