Elaterophanes vetustus Brodie 1845

Insecta - Coleoptera - Elateridae

Alternative combination: Elater vetustus

Synonyms: Elater socius Giebel 1856, Elaterophanes socius Giebel 1856

Full reference: P. B. Brodie. 1845. A History of the Fossil Insects in the Secondary Rocks of England Accompanied by a Particular Account of the Strata in which they Occur, and of the Circumstances Connected with their Preservation 1-130

Belongs to Elaterophanes according to P. E. S. Whalley 1985

See also Brodie 1845, Cockerell 1915, Giebel 1856, Handlirsch 1906 and Heer 1865

Sister taxa: Elaterophanes acutus, Elaterophanes regius

Type specimens:

  • Elaterophanes vetustus: Its type locality is Apperley, which is in a Rhaetian terrestrial horizon in the Lilstock Formation of the United Kingdom
  • Elater socius: Its type locality is Apperley, which is in a Rhaetian terrestrial horizon in the Lilstock Formation of the United Kingdom.

Distribution: found only at Apperley

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