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Aphidopsis margarum Scudder 1890 (aphid)

Insecta - Hemiptera - Aphididae

PaleoDB taxon number: 207928

Full reference: S. H. Scudder. 1890. The Tertiary Insects of North America. Report of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories XIII:1-734

Belongs to Aphidopsis according to O. E. Heie and P. Wegierek 2011

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: 5380, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Florissant (MCZ Collection), which is in a Chadronian lacustrine - large shale in the Florissant Formation of Colorado.

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Average measurements (in mm): body length 2.75, wing length 3.88