Full reference: C. Y. Cai, D. Y. Huang, A. F. Newton and M. K. Thayer. 2014. Mesapatetica aenigmatica, a new genus and species of rove beetles (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae) from the Middle Jurassic of China. Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 87:219-224
Sister taxa: none
Type specimen: NIGP 153700, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Daohugou (NIGP collection), which is in a Callovian/Oxfordian lacustrine - large shale in the Daohugou Formation of China.
Distribution: found only at Daohugou (NIGP collection)
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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