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Clidicostigus arachnipes Jaloszynski et al. 2017 (antlike stone beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Staphylinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 348881

Full reference: P. Jaloszynski, A. J. Brunke, and M. Bai. 2017. Taxonomic names, in Clidicostigus gen. nov., the first Mesozoic genus of Mastigini (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Scydmaeninae) from Cenomanian Burmese amber. Cretaceous Research 72:110-116

Belongs to Clidicostigus according to P. Jaloszynski et al. 2018

Sister taxa: Clidicostigus monstrabilis, Cascomastigus minor

Type specimen: EMTG BU-001212, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Burmese amber (EMTG collection), which is in a Cenomanian terrestrial amber in Myanmar.


Average measurements (in mm): body length 5.40, elytron length 3.25