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Phthinocoris lethargicus Scudder 1890 (leaf-footed bug)

Insecta - Hemiptera - Coreidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 208558

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 Phthinocoris according to S. H. Scudder 1890

Sister taxa: Phthinocoris colligatus, Phthinocoris languidus, Phthinocoris petraeus

Type specimen: MCZ 692, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Florissant (MCZ Collection), which is in a Chadronian lacustrine - large shale in the Florissant Formation of Colorado.

Ecology:

Average measurements (in mm): antennae length 3.50, body 8.65 x 3.50