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Necropsylla rigida Scudder 1890 (jumping plant louse)

Insecta - Hemiptera - Aphalaridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 207968

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 Necropsylla according to E. E. Becker-Migdisova 1985

Sister taxon: Necropsylla rigidula

Type specimen: MCZ 3457, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Florissant (MCZ Collection), which is in a Chadronian lacustrine - large shale in the Florissant Formation of Colorado.


Average measurements (in mm): body 3.00 x 0.75, wing 2.00 x 0.78