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Lithogeotrupes confusus Nikolajev 2008 (earth-boring dung beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Geotrupidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 326942

Full reference: G. V. Nikolajev. 2008. Semeystvo Geotrupidae (Coleoptera) v nizhnem Mele Azii. Tethys Entomological Research 16:31-36

Belongs to Lithogeotrupes according to G. V. Nikolajev 2008

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: PIN 4210/7267, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Baissa (PIN collection 4210, layer 31), which is in an Aptian lacustrine - large siltstone/marl in the Zaza Formation of the Russian Federation.

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Average measurements (in mm): elytron length 8.10