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Wuhua jurassica Wang and Zhang 2011 (beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera

PaleoDB taxon number: 178996

Full reference: B. Wang and H. C. Zhang. 2011. The Oldest Tenebrionoidea (Coleoptera) from the Middle Jurassic of China. Journal of Paleontology 85(2):266-270

Belongs to Wuhua according to J. Batelka et al. 2018

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: NIGP 149548, an exoskeleton (nearly complete beetle). Its type locality is Daohugou (NIGP collection), which is in a Callovian/Oxfordian lacustrine - large shale in the Daohugou Formation of China.

Ecology:

Average measurements (in mm): body length 8.10, elytron length 6.20