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Homopterulum jelli Hamilton 1992 (true bug)

Insecta - Hemiptera - Archijassidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 205926

Holotype

Full reference: K. G. A. Hamilton. 1992. Lower Cretaceous Homoptera from the Koonwarra Fossil Bed in Australia, with a New Superfamily and Synopsis of Mesozoic Homoptera. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 85(4):423-430

Belongs to Homopterulum according to K. G. A. Hamilton 1992

Sister taxon: Homopterulum signoretii

Type specimen: NMVP 102676, a nymph (exuviae of third instar, with parts of head and thorax missing). Its type locality is NMVPL425, Koonwarra, which is in an Aptian pond claystone/siltstone in Australia.

Ecology:

Average measurements (in mm): body length 6.85, body 2nd instar length 2.50, body 3rd instar length 4.50, body 4th instar length 4.80, body 5th instar length 4.90