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Protognathinus spielbergi Chalumeau and Brochier 2001 (stag beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Lucanidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 280682

Full reference: F. Chalumeau and B. Brochier. 2001. Une forme fossile nouvelle de Chiasognathinae: Protognathinus spielbergi (Coleoptera, Lucanidae). Lambillionea 101:593-595

Belongs to Protognathinus according to F. Chalumeau and B. Brochier 2001

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: Its type locality is Grube Messel Pit (Senckenberg SMF collection), which is in a MP 11 crater lake claystone in the Messel Formation of Germany

Ecology:

Average measurements (in mm): body length 55.0