Protochares brevipalpis Fikáček et al. 2014 (water scavenger beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Hydrophilidae

Full reference: M. Fikáček, A. Prokin, E. Yan, Y. Yue, B. Wang, D. Ren, and R. Beattie. 2014. Modern hydrophilid clades present and widespread in the Late Jurassic and Early Cretaceous (Coleoptera: Hydrophiloidea: Hydrophilidae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 170:710-734

Belongs to Protochares according to M. Fikáček et al. 2014

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: AM F109568, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Talbragar Fossil Fish Bed (AM collection), which is in a Tithonian lacustrine - small siliciclastic in Australia.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Talbragar Fossil Fish Bed (AM collection)

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