Copris leakeyorum Paulian 1976 (scarab beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Scarabaeidae

Full reference: R. Paulian. 1976. Three fossil dung beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) from the Kenya Miocene. Journal of the East Africa Natural History Society and National Museum 31(158):1-4

Belongs to Copris according to S. Tarasov et al. 2016

See also Paulian 1976

Sister taxa: Copris (Copris), Copris druidum, Copris incertus, Copris lunaris, Copris pristinus

Type specimen: KNMI-RU 50, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Rusinga Island R107, which is in a Burdigalian dry floodplain horizon in the Hiwegi Formation of Kenya.


Distribution: found only at Rusinga Island R107

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