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Pliosilpha strausi Gersdorf 1969 (carrion beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Silphidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 292519

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

Belongs to Pliosilpha according to E. Gersdorf 1969

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: GZG 15027, 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 11.5 x 5.4