Protorabus elongatus Ponomarenko 1986 (ground beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Carabidae

Full reference: A. G. Ponomarenko. 1986. Beetles. Scarabaeida (=Coleoptera), in Nasekomye v rannemelovykh ekosistemakh zapadnoy Mongolii. The Joint Soviet-Mongolian Palaeontological Expedition 28:84-105

Belongs to Protorabus according to A. G. Ponomarenko 1986

Sister taxa: Protorabus crassus, Protorabus kobdoensis, Protorabus magnus, Protorabus minisculus, Protorabus nigrimonticola, Protorabus planus, Protorabus polyphlebius, Protorabus tsagensis

Type specimen: PIN 3152/4315, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Myangad locality, Section 221/17, which is in an Aptian lacustrine mudstone in the Gurvan-Eren Formation of Mongolia.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Myangad locality, Section 221/17

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