PaleoDB taxon number: 209840
Full reference: N. M. Andersen, A. Farma, A. Minelli and G. Piccoli. 1994. A fossil Halobates from the Mediterranea and the origin of sea skaters (Hemiptera, Gerridae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 112(4):479-489
Sister taxa: none
Type specimen: IG 24536, an exoskeleton (Adult, wingless female). Its type locality is Pesciara di Bolca (Monte Bolca, Verona collection), which is in a Ypresian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal limestone in the Pesciara Formation of Italy.
Average measurements (in mm): body 5.80 x 2.30