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Cryptocephalites rugifer Haupt 1956 (leaf beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Chrysomelidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 245345

Full reference: H. Haupt. 1956. Beitrag zur Kenntnis der eozšnen Arthopodenfauna des Geiseltales. Nova Acta Leopoldina 18(128):1-89

Belongs to Cryptocephalites according to H. Haupt 1956

Sister taxa: Cryptocephalites auratus, Cryptocephalites elongatus, Cryptocephalites rugosus

Type specimen: GPIUH G55/97, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Geiseltal (GPIUH collection), which is in a Lutetian mire/swamp lignite/shale in Germany.

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Average measurements (in mm): body 4.00 x 2.50