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Published: 2023-10-30
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A striking new XXL-size flat bug from mid-Cretaceous Burmese amber: Archemezira nuoyichenae sp. nov. (Heteroptera, Aradidae)

Research Associate, Tiroler Landesmuseum Ferdinandeum, Josef Schraffl Strasse 2a, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
628 Burnhamthorpe Road, Toronto ON M9C2Y8, Canada
Heteroptera Aradidae Hemiptera new species taxonomy Cretaceous amber


The mid-Cretaceous amber deposits in Northern Myanmar yielded to date eleven genera and 14 species of the flat bug family Aradidae. A remarkable large female specimen of a flat bug shares basic characters of the genus Archemezira is supposed to represent a female taxon of this genus and is described and figured herein as Archemezira nuoyichenae sp. nov.


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