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Gurvanocoleus hirsutus Ponomarenko 1986 (beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera

PaleoDB taxon number: 250290

Full reference: A. G. Ponomarenko. 1986. Beetles. Scarabaeida (=Coleoptera), in Nasekomye v rannemelovykh ekosistemakh zapadnoy Mongolii. The Joint Soviet-Mongolian Palaeontological Expedition 28:84-105

Belongs to Gurvanocoleus according to A. G. Ponomarenko 1986

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: PIN 3149/981, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Gurvan-Ereny-Nuruu (Outcrop 236/29), which is in an Aptian lacustrine - large shale/sandstone in the Gurvan-Eren Formation of Mongolia.

Ecology:

Average measurements (in mm): body 3.50 x 1.50, elytron length 2.50