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Lithopsis lineatus Piton 1940 (true bug)

Insecta - Hemiptera

PaleoDB taxon number: 205201

Full reference: L. Piton. 1940. Paléontologie du Gisement Éocéne de Menat (Puy-de-Dôme) (Flore et Faune) 1-303

Belongs to Hemiptera according to J. Szwedo et al. 2004

Sister taxa: Aphidii, Auchenorinques, Auchenorrhyncha, Belostomum, Biturritidae, Cicadariae, Cicadopsyllidae, Cimicides, Coleorrhyncha, Delphax rhenana, Delphax senilis, Eofulgoridium chanmaense, Gallinsecta, Hemelytrata, Heteroptera, Heteropterodea, Homoptera, Hydrocorisae, Hypocixius, Limnochares antiquus, Lithopsis punctinervis, Ludibrium, Lystra vollenhoveni, Meshemipteron, Mesococcus, Palaeohemiptera, Paleorrhyncha, Peloridiina, Planophlebia, Poekilloptera, Protocoris ovalis, Protoprosbolidae, Shaandongia, Sternorrhyncha, Halys, Flata, Alydus, Tetyra

Type specimen: Coll. Piton 432, a wing (basal fragment). Its type locality is Menat (Piton collection), which is in a Selandian crater lake diatomite in the Menat Formation of France.

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Average measurements (in mm): forewing length 12.0