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Coleopsis archaica Kirejtshuk et al. 2014 (beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Coleopsidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 295120

Full reference: A. G. Kirejtshuk, M. Poschmann, and A. Nel. 2014. Taxonomic names, in Evolution of the elytral venation and structural adaptations in the oldest Palaeozoic beetles (Insecta: Coleoptera: Tshekardocoleidae). Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 12:575-600

Belongs to Coleopsis according to A. G. Kirejtshuk and A. Nel 2016

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: ZfB 3315, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Grügelborn, Saarland, which is in an Asselian lacustrine shale in the Meisenheim Formation of Germany.

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Average measurements (in mm): body 7.80 x 2.80, elytron length 6.30