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Tachyporus bicoloratus Pasnik 2005 (rove beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Staphylinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 303558

Full reference: G. Pasnik. 2005. Fossils of Staphylinidae from Baltic amber: a new genus and three new species (Insecta, Coleoptera, Staphylinidae). Senckenbergiana Biologica 85:97-100

Belongs to Tachyporus according to G. Pasnik 2005

Sister taxa: Tachyporus annosus, Tachyporus borealis, Tachyporus elegans, Tachyporus nimbicola, Tachyporus rulomus, Tachyporus sepultus

Type specimen: MIBUG 4184, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Baltic Amber (University of Gdansk MAI collection), which is in a Priabonian terrestrial amber in Poland.

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Average measurements (in mm): body length 2.50