Geotrupoides kezuoensis Hong 1992 (earth-boring dung beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Geotrupidae

Full reference: Y. C. Hong. 1992. The study of Early Cretaceous Coleoptera, Raphidioptera, Diptera (Insecta) of Kezuo, west Liaoning Province. Acta Geologica Gansu 1:1-11

Belongs to Geotrupoides according to Y. C. Hong 1992

Sister taxa: Geotrupoides jiaoheense, Geotrupoides lithographicus, Geotrupoides saxosus, Geotrupoides songyingziensis

Type specimen: Lv81001, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Xiwan village, Meileyingzi, Kezuo, which is in an Aptian terrestrial siliciclastic in the Shahai Formation of China.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Xiwan village, Meileyingzi, Kezuo

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