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Leipolygaeus similis Lin 1985 (milkweed bug)

Insecta - Hemiptera - Lygaeidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 202368

Full reference: Q. B. Lin. 1985. Insect Fossils from the Hanshan Formation at Hanshan County, Anhui Province. Acta Palaeontologica Sinica 24(3):300-315

Belongs to Leipolygaeus according to Q. B. Lin 1985

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: 2p43-H26-79(238), an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Pengzhuang village, Hanshan County, which is in a Bajocian/Bathonian terrestrial sandstone/mudstone in the Hanshan Formation of China.


Average measurements (in mm): body 6.00 x 3.00