Philonthus rhadamanthus Chatzimanolis and Engel 2013 (rove beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Staphylinidae

Full reference: S. Chatzimanolis and M. S. Engel. 2013. The fauna of Staphylininae in Dominican amber (Coleoptera: Staphylindae). Annals of the Carnegie Museum 81:281-294

Belongs to Philonthus according to S. Chatzimanolis and M. S. Engel 2013

Sister taxa: Philonthus abavus, Philonthus bituminosus, Philonthus bojeri, Philonthus claudus, Philonthus hades, Philonthus horni, Philonthus invelatus, Philonthus kneri, Philonthus linki, Philonthus marcelli, Philonthus marcidulus, Philonthus rotundicollis

Type specimen: AMNH DR-10-756, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Dominican amber (AMNH coll), which is in a Burdigalian/Langhian terrestrial amber in the Dominican Republic.

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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