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Necrocydnus stygius Scudder 1890 (burrowing bug)

Insecta - Hemiptera - Cydnides

PaleoDB taxon number: 208754

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 Necrocydnus according to S. H. Scudder 1890

Sister taxa: Necrocydnus amyzonus, Necrocydnus gosiutensis, Necrocydnus revectus, Necrocydnus senior, Necrocydnus solidatus, Necrocydnus torpens, Necrocydnus vulcanius

Type specimen: MCZ 616, 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 6.00 x 3.50