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Plectromerus grimaldii Nearns and Branham 2005 (longhorned beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Cerambycidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 261587

Full reference: E. H. Nearns and M. A. Branham. 2005. A new species of Plectromerus Haldeman (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) from Dominican amber with notes on the fossil Plectromerus tertiarius Vitali. Zootaxa 1088:17-24

Belongs to Plectromerus according to E. H. Nearns and M. A. Branham 2005

Sister taxon: Plectromerus tertiarius

Type specimen: AMNH DR-16-535, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Dominican amber (AMNH coll), which is in a Burdigalian/Langhian terrestrial amber in the Dominican Republic.

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Average measurements (in mm): body 7.39 x 1.80