Avitortor primitivus is an extinct fossil species of beetle in the family Gyrinidae, the only known species in the genus Avitortor.[1]

Avitortor primitivus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Suborder: Adephaga
Family: Gyrinidae
Genus: Avitortor
Ponomarenko, 1977
Species: A. primitivus
Binomial name
Avitortor primitivus
Ponomarenko, 1977


  1. ^ Gyrinidae Species List at Joel Hallan's Biology Catalog. Texas A&M University. Retrieved on 9 May 2012.

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