Hongscarabaeus Krell 2000 (scarab beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera

Synonym: Proscarabaeus Hong 1982 [replaced name]

Full reference: F. T. Krell. 2000. The fossil record of Mesozoic and Tertiary Scarabaeoidea (Coleoptera: Polyphaga). Invertebrate Taxonomy 14:871-905

Parent taxon: Scarabaeoidea according to F. T. Krell 2000

See also Hong 1982

Sister taxa: Acanthoceridae, Aliscarabaeus, Alloioscarabaeidae, Ateuchites, Belohinidae, Copris subterraneus, Cretonitis, Diphyllostomatidae, Eremazidae, Geotrupidae, Glaphyridae, Glaresidae, Gymnopleurus deperditus, Hybosoridae, Hybosorites, Lithoscarabaeidae, Lucanidae, Mesoscarabaeus, Ochodaeidae, Onthophagus urusheeri, Opiselleipon, Paralucanidae, Passalidae, Passalopalpidae, Pleocomidae, Prionocephale, Scarabaeidae, Scelocopris, Septiventeridae, Trogidae

Subtaxa: Hongscarabaeus brunneus

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Type: Proscarabaeus brunneus

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Sample II8P5L6, Chijinqiao, Yumen City (Cretaceous of China)

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