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Trapezonotus exterminatus Scudder 1890 (plant bug)

Insecta - Hemiptera - Miridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 208295

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 Trapezonotus according to S. H. Scudder 1890

Sister taxa: Trapezonotus riguus, Trapezonotus striatus, Trapezonotus stygialis

Type specimen: MCZ 526, 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 3.10 x 1.20