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Scarabaeides deperditus Germar 1839 (giant water bug)

Insecta - Hemiptera - Belostomatidae

Alternative combinations: Belostoma deperditum, Hydrophilus deperditus, Mesobelostomum deperditum

Full reference: E. F. Germar. 1839. Die versteinerten Insecten Solenhofens. Nova Acta Physico-Medica Academiae Caesareae Leopoldino-Carolinae Naturae Curiosorum 19(1):187-222

Belongs to Scarabaeides according to F. T. Krell 2000

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: Its type locality is Solnhofen (BSPGM Munich coll), which is in a Tithonian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal lime mudstone in the Solnhofen Formation of Germany

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