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Phymatodes volans Beutenmüller and Cockerell 1908 (longhorned beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Cerambycidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 195024

Holotype

Full reference: W. Beutenmüller and T. D. A. Cockerell. 1908. Taxonomic descriptions; Fossil Insects from Florissant, Colorado. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 24:59-69

Belongs to Phymatodes according to E. G. Linsley 1942

Sister taxa: Phymatodes grandaevus, Phymatodes miocenicus

Type specimen: AMNH Fl 18921, an exoskeleton (body with wings & elytra open). Its type locality is Florissant, Station 14, which is in a Chadronian lacustrine - large shale in the Florissant Formation of Colorado.

Ecology:

Average measurements (in mm): body length 10.5, elytron 5.00 x 1.30, hindwing length 6.30