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Cryptorhopalum kaliki Poinar and Háva 2015 (skin beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Dermestidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 328195

Full reference: G. Poinar and J. Háva. 2015. New Dermestidae (Coleoptera) from Dominican amber. Palaeodiversity 8:1-11

Belongs to Cryptorhopalum according to G. Poinar and J. Háva 2015

Sister taxa: Cryptorhopalum ambericum, Cryptorhopalum dominicanum, Cryptorhopalum electron, Cryptorhopalum jantaricum, Cryptorhopalum macieji

Type specimen: Poinar C-7-60F, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Dominican amber (Poinar coll), which is in a Burdigalian/Langhian terrestrial amber in the Dominican Republic.

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Average measurements (in mm): body 4.35 x 2.70, elytron length 3.50