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Curvicaudus spinosus Tang et al. 2015 (true bug)

Insecta - Hemiptera - Vetanthocoridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 324164

Full reference: D. Tang, Y. Z. Yao, and D. Ren. 2015. New fossil flower bugs (Heteroptera: Cimicomorpha: Cimicoidea: Vetanthocoridae) with uniquely long ovipositor from the Yixian Formation (Lower Cretaceous), China. Cretaceous Research 56:504-509

Belongs to Curvicaudus according to D. Tang et al. 2015

Sister taxon: Curvicaudus ciliatus

Type specimen: CNU-HET-LB2012090, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Huangbanjigou, Chaomidian Village, CNU 2012 collection, which is in an Aptian lacustrine - large mudstone in the Yixian Formation of China.


Average measurements (in mm): body 7.06 x 2.94, hemelytron length 5.89