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Prionocephale deplanate Lin 1980 (scarab beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera

PaleoDB taxon number: 292249

Full reference: Q. B. Lin. 1980. Fossil insects from the Mesozoic of Zhejiang and Anhui provinces. Division and Correlation of the Mesozoic Volcano-Sedimentary Strata in Zhejiang and Anhui Provinces 211-234

Belongs to Prionocephale according to S. Tarasov et al. 2016

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: NIGP 38602, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is ZH163, Hejia, Lanxi City, which is in a Turonian terrestrial siliciclastic in the Fangyan Formation of China.

Ecology:

Average measurements (in mm): body 21.0 x 16.0