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Published: 2020-12-21

Rescuing a lost damsel: a revised identity for the extinct true bug Miocoris fagi (Heteroptera)

Department of Entomology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 320 Morrill Hall, 505 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801 Center for Paleontology, Illinois Natural History Survey, Prairie Research Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1816 South Oak Street, Champaign, IL 61820-6960
Center for Paleontology, Illinois Natural History Survey, Prairie Research Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1816 South Oak Street, Champaign, IL 61820-6960
Hemiptera Heteroptera Taxonomy redescription fossil Nabidae Reduviidae Florissant

Abstract

The fossil heteropteran Miocoris fagi Cockerell, 1927 stat. rev. is redescribed and transferred from Reduviidae to the nominate tribe in Nabidae. The fossil Nabidae are surveyed and enumerated. One taxon, Sinanabis brevipes Zhang, 1986 stat. rev., is removed from Nabidae and is considered incertae familiae.

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