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Delphax senilis Scudder 1877 (true bug)

Insecta - Hemiptera

PaleoDB taxon number: 206717

Full reference: S. H. Scudder. 1877. The First Discovered Traces of Fossil Insects in the American Tertiaries. Bulletin of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories 3:741-762

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

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Chagrin Valley, which is in a Bridgerian lacustrine - large shale in the Green River Formation of Colorado

Ecology:

Average measurements (in mm): body length 2.24, tegmen 2.50 x 0.70