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Sinovelia mega Yao et al. 2012 (true bug)

Insecta - Hemiptera

PaleoDB taxon number: 193107

Full reference: Y. Z. Yao, W. T. Zhang, and D. Ren. 2012. The first report of Mesoveliidae (Heteroptera: Gerromorpha) from the Yixian Formation of China and its significance. Alcheringa 36:107-116

Belongs to Sinovelia according to J. Damgaard et al. 2012

Sister taxon: Sinovelia popovi

Type specimen: CNU-HE-LB2010224PC, an exoskeleton (complete male body). Its type locality is Huangbanjigou, Chaomidian Village, CNU 2010 collection, which is in an Aptian lacustrine - large mudstone in the Yixian Formation of China.

Ecology:

Average measurements (in mm): body 4.46 x 1.67