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Themus (Themus) capacis Zhang 1989 (soldier beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Cantharidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 352417

Alternative combination: Curticantharis capacis

Full reference: J. F. Zhang. 1989. Fossil Insects From Shanwang, Shandong, China 1-459

Belongs to Themus (Themus) according to F. Fanti 2017

Sister taxa: Themus (Themus) thermophilus, Themus (Themus) trapezialis

Type specimen: 820289, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Shanwang, Linqu County, collection 3, which is in a Burdigalian lacustrine - large mudstone in the Shanwang Formation of China.


Average measurements (in mm): body 15.4 x 5.4