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Family Lygaeidae Schilling 1829 (milkweed bug)

Insecta - Hemiptera

PaleoDB taxon number: 179832

Invalid subtaxa: Nysius stratus Scudder 1890 [nomen dubium] (no. 208263), Nysius terrae Scudder 1890 [nomen dubium] (no. 208262), Nysius tritus Scudder 1890 [nomen dubium] (no. 208261), Nysius vecula Scudder 1890 [nomen dubium] (no. 208260), Nysius vinctus Scudder 1890 [nomen dubium] (no. 208259)

Parent taxon: Lygaeoidea according to J. Szwedo 2018

Sister taxa: Berytidae, Pachymeridiidae, Rhyparochromidae

Subtaxa: Aphaninae, Aphanus, Artheneinae, Astacopinae, Blissinae, Coptochromus, Coriopachys, Cryptochromus, Cyminae, Diniella, Exitelus, Geocorinae, Heterogaster, Heterogasterinae, Leipolygaeus, Lithochromus, Lygaeinae, Lygaeites, Lygaenocorinae, Lygaeus, Macrocranum, Miogonates, Myodochinae, Necrochromus, Nysius, Oligacanchus, Peritrechus, Procrophius, Procymophyes, Prolygaeus, Scolopostethus

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Ecology: epifaunal grazer