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Lithopsis punctinervis Piton 1940 (true bug)

Insecta - Hemiptera

PaleoDB taxon number: 205202

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 lineatus, Ludibrium, Lystra vollenhoveni, Meshemipteron, Mesococcus, Palaeohemiptera, Paleorrhyncha, Peloridiina, Planophlebia, Poekilloptera, Protocoris ovalis, Protoprosbolidae, Shaandongia, Sternorrhyncha, Halys, Flata, Alydus, Tetyra

Type specimen: Coll. Piton 585, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Menat (Piton collection), which is in a Thanetian crater lake diatomite in the Menat Formation of France.

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Average measurements (in mm): body length 12.0, forewing length 18.5