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Libanohypselosoma popovi Azar and Nel 2010 (jumping soil bug)

Insecta - Hemiptera - Schizopteridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 216437

Full reference: D. Azar and A. Nel. 2010. The earliest fossil schizopterid bug (Insecta: Heteroptera) in the Lower Cretaceous amber of Lebanon. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 46:193-197

Belongs to Libanohypselosoma according to D. Azar and A. Nel 2010

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: Azar 1449, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Mdeyrij-Hammana, Casa Baabda (Azar coll), which is in a Barremian terrestrial amber in Lebanon.


Average measurements (in mm): body length 1.15, wing length 0.909