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Dunstania petrophila Riek 1976 (true bug)

Insecta - Hemiptera - Dunstaniidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 197413

Full reference: E. F. Riek. 1976. A new collection of insects from the Upper Triassic of South Africa. Annals of the Natal Museum 22(3):791-820

Belongs to Dunstania according to E. F. Riek 1976

Sister taxa: Dunstania pulchra, Dunstaniopsis triassica

Type specimen: C-Dt II 781ab, a forewing (clavus partly detached). Its type locality is Bird's River (C-Dt II), which is in a Carnian lacustrine - small shale in the Molteno Formation of South Africa.

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Average measurements (in mm): forewing length 28.0