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Mirivena robusta Yao et al. 2007 (plant bug)

Insecta - Hemiptera - Miridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 217196

Full reference: Y. Z. Yao, W. Z. Cai, and D. Ren. 2007. The oldest known fossil plant bug (Hemiptera: Miridae), from Middle Jurassic of Inner Mongolia, China. Zootaxa 1442:37-41

Belongs to Mirivena according to Y. Z. Yao et al. 2007

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: CNU-HE-NN2006001, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Daohugou (CNU 2006 collection), which is in a Callovian/Oxfordian lacustrine - large shale in the Daohugou Formation of China.


Average measurements (in mm): body 10.9 x 5.4, hemelytron 8.70 x 3.40