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Corixa vanduzeei Scudder 1890 (water boatman)

Insecta - Hemiptera - Corixidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 208181

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 Corixidae according to A. Nel and J. C. Paicheler 1993

Sister taxa: Archaecorixinae, Corixa boryslavica, Corixa elegans, Corixa fasciolata, Corixa glacialis, Corixa immersa, Corixa rhenana, Corixa vidua, Corixinae, Corixonectinae, Corixopsis, Diapherininae, Diaprepocorinae, Linicorixa, Lufengnacta, Mesocorixa, Micronectinae, Ratiticorixa, Siculicorixa, Sigaretta, Taubarixa, Tauborixella, Tauborixiellopsis, Velocorixinae, Venacorixa, Vulcanicorixa

Type specimen: MCZ 621, 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 7.50