Malmelater teyleri Weyenbergh 1869

Insecta - Coleoptera - Schizophoridae

Alternative combination: Elater teyleri

Synonym: Lacon petrosum Weyenbergh 1869

Full reference: H. Weyenbergh. 1869. Sur les Insectes fossiles du Calcaire Lithographique de la Bavière, qui se trouvent au Musée Teyler. Archives de Musée Teyler 2:1-48

Belongs to Malmelater according to A. Handlirsch 1906

See also Weyenbergh 1869

Sister taxa: Malmelater costeri, Malmelater grossum, Malmelater priscus

Type specimens:

  • Malmelater teyleri: TM 6425, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Solnhofen (Teyler Museum Collection), which is in a Tithonian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal lime mudstone in the Solnhofen Formation of Germany.
  • Lacon petrosum: TM 6420, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Solnhofen (Teyler Museum Collection), which is in a Tithonian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal lime mudstone in the Solnhofen Formation of Germany.

Distribution: found only at Solnhofen (Teyler Museum Collection)

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