Hydrophilus antiquus Oustalet 1874 (water scavenger beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Hydrophilidae

Full reference: E. Oustalet. 1874. Recherches sur les insectes fossiles des terrains Tertiaires de la France, deuxième partie, insectes fossiles d'Aix en Provence. Annales des Sciences Géologiques, Paris 5(2):1-347

Belongs to Hydrophilus according to E. Oustalet 1874

Sister taxa: Hydrophilus carbonarius, Hydrophilus extricatus, Hydrophilus gaudini, Hydrophilus kuntzeni, Hydrophilus magnificus, Hydrophilus pergrandis, Hydrophilus pistaceus, Hydrophilus rottensis, Hydrophilus ruminianus, Hydrophilus spectabilis, Hydrophilus vexatorius

Type specimen: Its type locality is Aix-en-Provence (collection of Professor Heer), which is in a Chattian lacustrine - large limestone in the Niveau du gypse d'Aix Formation of France


Distribution: found only at Aix-en-Provence (collection of Professor Heer)

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