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Oryctoantiquus Ratcliffe and Smith 2005 (rhinoceras beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Scarabaeidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 193428

Full reference: B. C. Ratcliffe and D. M. Smith. 2005. Oryctoantiquus borealis name, in Oryctoantiquus borealis, new genus and species from the Eocene of Oregon, U.S.A., the world's oldest fossil dynastine and largest fossil scarabaeid (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Dynastinae). The Coleopterists Bulletin 59(1):127-135

Parent taxon: Dynastinae according to B. C. Ratcliffe and D. M. Smith 2005

Sister taxa: Calcitoryctes, Cyclocephala, Ligyrus, Oryctini, Pentodon proserpinae, Pentodontini

Subtaxa: Oryctoantiquus borealis

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Type: Oryctoantiquus borealis

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