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Necrophorus pliozaenicus Gersdorf 1969 (carrion beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Silphidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 292517

Full reference: E. Gersdorf. 1969. Käfer (Coleoptera) aus dem Jungtertiär Norddeutschlands. Geologisches Jahrbuch 87:295-332

Belongs to Necrophorus according to E. Gersdorf 1969

Sister taxa: Nicrophorus guttula, Nicrophorus investigator, Nicrophorus marginatus, Nicrophorus nigrita

Type specimen: GZG 10992, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Willershausen clay pit (GZG collection), which is in a Piacenzian pond marl in Germany.

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Average measurements (in mm): body 36.4 x 13.2