Hesterniasca obesa Zhang et al. 1992 (rove beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Staphylinidae

Full reference: J. F. Zhang, X. H. Wang, and G. Z. Xu. 1992. A new genus and two new species of fossil staphylinids (Coleoptera) from Laiyang, Shandong Province, China. Entomotaxonomia 14:277-281

Belongs to Hesterniasca according to S. Yamamoto 2021

See also Herman 2001 and Zhang et al. 1992

Sister taxon: Hesterniasca lata

Type specimen: L84140, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Nanligezhuang, Tuanwang Town, Laiyang City (Shandong Prov. Mus.), which is in an Aptian lacustrine - large shale in the Laiyang Formation of China.


Distribution: found only at Nanligezhuang, Tuanwang Town, Laiyang City (Shandong Prov. Mus.)

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