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Rasnitsynaphis ennearticulata Homan and Wegierek 2011 (aphid)

Insecta - Hemiptera - Rasnitsynaphididae

PaleoDB taxon number: 201627

Full reference: A. Homan and P. Wegierek. 2011. A new family of aphids (Hemiptera, Sternorrhyncha) from the Lower Cretaceous of Baissa, Transbaikalia. ZooKeys 130:167-174

Belongs to Rasnitsynaphis according to O. E. Heie and P. Wegierek 2011

Sister taxa: Rasnitsynaphis coniuncta, Rasnitsynaphis quadrata

Type specimen: PIN 3064/2109(2211), an exoskeleton (complete aphid). Its type locality is Baissa (PIN collection 3064, bed 31), which is in an Aptian lacustrine - large marl/siltstone in the Zaza Formation of the Russian Federation.

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Average measurements (in mm): body 2.10 x 0.93, forewing length 3.80