Taldycupes pingi Ponomarenko et al. 2014 (beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Taldycupedidae

Full reference: A. G. Ponomarenko, E. V. Yan, and D. Y. Huang. 2014. New beetles (Coleoptera) from the terminal Middle Permian of China. Paleontological Journal 48:191-200

Belongs to Taldycupes according to A. G. Ponomarenko et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Taldycupes africanus, Taldycupes bergi, Taldycupes cellulosus, Taldycupes khalfini, Taldycupes lidgettoniensis, Taldycupes moltshanovi, Taldycupes reticulatus, Taldycupes rosanovi, Taldycupes vasuchitshevi

Type specimen: NIGP 158304, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Houdong, Yinping Mountain, SW Chaohu City, which is in a Capitanian marine shale in the Yinping Formation of China.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Houdong, Yinping Mountain, SW Chaohu City

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