Cretotetracha grandis Zhao et al. 2019 (tiger beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Carabidae

Full reference: X. D. Zhao, X. Y. Zhao, L. Chen and B. Wang. 2019. The earliest tiger beetle from the Lower Cretaceous of China (Coleoptera: Cicindelinae). Cretaceous Research 94:147-151

Belongs to Cretotetracha according to X. D. Zhao et al. 2019

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: NIGP154997, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Yangshuwanzi, Ningcheng County (NIGP collection), which is in an Aptian lacustrine - large mudstone in the Yixian Formation of China.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Yangshuwanzi, Ningcheng County (NIGP collection)

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