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Rhepocoris propinquans Scudder 1890 (broad-headed bug)

Insecta - Hemiptera - Alydidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 208640

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 Rhepocoris according to P. Štys and P. ?íha 1977

Sister taxa: Rhepocoris abscissus, Rhepocoris caducus, Rhepocoris collisus, Rhepocoris defectus, Rhepocoris exanimatus, Rhepocoris inhibitus, Rhepocoris macrescens, Rhepocoris minimus, Rhepocoris praetectus, Rhepocoris praevalens

Type specimen: MCZ 785, 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): body length 5.99