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Calisius balticus Usinger 1941 (flat bug)

Insecta - Hemiptera - Aradiens

PaleoDB taxon number: 280396

Full reference: R. L. Usinger. 1941. Two new species of Aradidae from Baltic amber (Hemiptera). Psyche 48:95-100

Belongs to Calisius according to E. Heiss 2013

Sister taxa: Calisius hoffeinsorum, Calisius rietscheli, Calisius vonholti, Calisius weitschati

Type specimen: MCZ 4634, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Baltic amber (MCZ collection), which is in a Priabonian terrestrial amber in the Russian Federation.

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Average measurements (in mm): body 2.68 x 1.04