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Paleohemilophus dominicanus Martins and Galileo 1999 (longhorned beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Cerambycidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 290067

Full reference: U. R. Martins and M. H. M. Galileo. 1999. Paleohemilophus a new genus of fossil Cerambycidae from Hispaniola Island (Coleoptera). Revista Brasileira de Entomologia 43:309-313

Belongs to Paleohemilophus according to F. Vitali 2007

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MCCB-194, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Dominican amber (MCCB/MCAM collection), which is in a Burdigalian/Langhian terrestrial amber in the Dominican Republic.

Ecology:

Average measurements (in mm): body 8.50 x 2.20, elytron length 6.00