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Pseudopulex Gao et al. 2012 (flea)

Insecta - Siphonaptera - Pseudopulicidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 233437

Full reference: T. P. Gao, C. K. Shih, and D. Ren. 2012. Taxonomic names, in Mid-Mesozoic flea-like ectoparasites of feathered or haired vertebrates. Current Biology 22:732-735

Parent taxon: Pseudopulicidae according to T. P. Gao et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Hadropsylla, Tyrannopsylla

Subtaxa: Pseudopulex jurassicus, Pseudopulex magnus, Pseudopulex tanlan, Pseudopulex wangi

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Type: Pseudopulex jurassicus

Ecology: epifaunal grazer