Cretorabus rasnitsyni Wang and Zhang 2011 (ground beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Carabidae

Full reference: B. Wang and H. C. Zhang. 2011. A new ground beetle (Carabidae, Protorabinae) from the Lower Cretaceous of Inner Mongolia, China. ZooKeys 130:229-237

Belongs to Cretorabus according to B. Wang and H. C. Zhang 2011

Sister taxa: Cretarabus medius, Cretorabus capitatus, Cretorabus latus, Cretorabus orientalis, Cretorabus ovalis, Cretorabus sulcatus

Type specimen: NIGP 152464, an exoskeleton (complete beetle). Its type locality is Yangshuwanzi, Ningcheng County (NIGP collection), which is in an Aptian lacustrine - large mudstone in the Yixian Formation of China.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Yangshuwanzi, Ningcheng County (NIGP collection)

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