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Penecupes rapax Ren 1995 (beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Taldycupedidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 181743

Full reference: D. Ren. 1995. Insecta. Faunae and stratigraphy of Jurassic-Cretaceous in Beijing and the adjacent areas 47-121

Belongs to Penecupes according to A. G. Kirejtshuk 2020

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: BL92053, an exoskeleton (complete beetle). Its type locality is Chongqing Reservoir, west hills, Beijing, which is in an Aptian lacustrine mudstone in the Lushangfen Formation of China.


Average measurements (in mm): body 8.00 x 3.50, elytron 4.50 x 1.60