Thoracotes dubius Handlirsch 1906 (bark gnawing beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Trogossitidae

Full reference: A. Handlirsch. 1906. Die Fossilen Insekten und die Phylogenie der Rezenten Formen, parts I-IV. Ein Handbuch fur Palaontologen und Zoologen 1-640

Belongs to Thoracotes according to J. Kolibáč 2013

See also Handlirsch 1906 and Schmied et al. 2009

Sister taxa: Thoracotes glaberus, Thoracotes glabrus, Thoracotes sibiricus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Dobbertin, Mecklenburg (Greifswald collection), which is in a Toarcian offshore claystone in Germany


Distribution: found only at Dobbertin, Mecklenburg (Greifswald collection)

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