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Papilioncossus pteroideus Wang et al. 2007 (true bug)

Insecta - Hemiptera - Palaeontinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 263082

Full reference: Y. Wang, D. Ren, and C. K. Shih. 2007. Discovery of Middle Jurassic palaeontinids from Inner Mongolia, China (Homoptera: Palaeontinidae). Progress in Natural Science 17:112-116

Belongs to Papilioncossus according to Y. Wang et al. 2007

Sister taxa: Papilioncossus conchatus, Papilioncossus giganteus

Type specimen: CNU-H-NN2006004, a forewing. Its type locality is Daohugou (CNU 2006 collection), which is in a Callovian/Oxfordian lacustrine - large shale in the Daohugou Formation of China.

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Average measurements (in mm): forewing 68.0 x 34.0