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Chrysothoracus tropicus Zhang 1989 (leaf beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Chrysomelidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 71473

Full reference: J. F. Zhang. 1989. Fossil Insects From Shanwang, Shandong, China 1-459

Belongs to Chrysothoracus according to J. F. Zhang 1989

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: s82701, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Shanwang, Linqu County, collection s (Shandong Provincial Museum), which is in a Burdigalian lacustrine - large mudstone in the Shanwang Formation of China.

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Average measurements (in mm): body 6.70 x 3.90