Tyrannasorus rex Ratcliffe and Ocampo 2001 (scavenger scarab beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Hybosoridae

Full reference: B. C. Ratcliffe and F. C. Ocampo. 2001. Tyrannasorus rex Ratcliffe and Ocampo, a new genus and species of miocene Hybosorid in amber from the Dominican Republic (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea: Hybosoridae). The Coleopterists Bulletin 55(3):351-355

Belongs to Tyrannasorus according to Y. Y. Lu et al. 2018

See also Ratcliffe and Ocampo 2001

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: AMNH DR-10-702, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Dominican amber (AMNH coll), which is in a Burdigalian/Langhian terrestrial amber in the Dominican Republic.


Distribution: found only at Dominican amber (AMNH coll)

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