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Protagrypnus exoletus Dolin 1973 (click beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Elateridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 313170

Full reference: V. G. Dolin. 1973. Iskopaemye formy zhukov-shchelkunov (Elateridae, Coleoptera) iz Nizhney Yury sredney Azii. Fauna i Biologiya Nasekomykh Moldavii 71-82

Belongs to Protagrypnus according to R. Kundrata et al. 2020

Sister taxon: Protagrypnus robustus

Type specimen: PIN 358/785, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Sogyuty, Issyk-Kul (PIN Collection 358), which is in a Hettangian/Sinemurian lacustrine - small siliciclastic in the Dzhil Formation of Kyrgyzstan.

Ecology:

Average measurements (in mm): body 3.80 x 1.25, elytron length 2.70