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Leptosalda Cobben 1971 (spiny-legged bug)

Insecta - Hemiptera - Leptopodidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 260505

Full reference: R. H. Cobben. 1971. A fossil shore bug from Tertiary amber of Chiapas, Mexico (Heteroptera, Saldidae). University of California Publications in Entomology 63:49-56

Parent taxon: Leptosaldinae according to D. A. Grimaldi and M. S. Engel 2013

Sister taxa: Archaesalepta, Cretaceomira, Grimaldinia, Leptosaldinea, Palaeoleptus

Subtaxa: Leptosalda chiapensis, Leptosalda dominicana, Leptosalda niarchos

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Type: Leptosalda chiapensis

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