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Leptura ponderosissima Wickham 1913 (longhorned beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Cerambycidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 284023

Full reference: H. F. Wickham. 1913. Fossil Coleoptera from Florissant in the United States National Museum. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 45(1982):283-303

Belongs to Leptura according to E. G. Linsley 1942

Sister taxa: Leptura petrorum, Leptura wickhami

Type specimen: USNM 59659, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Florissant (USNM Collection), which is in a Chadronian lacustrine - large shale in the Florissant Formation of Colorado.

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Average measurements (in mm): body length 14.8