Leehermania prorova Chatzimanolis et al. 2012 (rove beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Staphylinidae

Full reference: S. Chatzimanolis, D. A. Grimaldi, and M. S. Engel. 2012. Taxonomic names, in Leehermania prorova, the earliest staphyliniform beetle, from the Late Triassic of Virginia (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae). American Museum Novitates 3761:6-17

Belongs to Leehermania according to S. Chatzimanolis et al. 2012

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: VMNH 734, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Solite Quarries (VMNH collection), which is in a Norian lacustrine - small shale in the Cow Branch Formation of North Carolina.

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Triassic of United States (2: North Carolina collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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