Mesocixius triassicus Tillyard 1919 (true bug)

Insecta - Hemiptera - Dysmorphoptilidae

Full reference: R. J. Tillyard. 1919. Mesozoic Insects of Queensland. No. 7 Hemiptera Homoptera; with a note on the phylogeny of the suborder. The Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 44:857-896

Belongs to Mesocixius according to K. J. Lambkin 2015

See also Evans 1956, Tillyard 1919 and Tillyard 1923

Sister taxon: Mesocixius parvus

Type specimen: GSQI215, a tegmen. Its type locality is Denmark Hill Insect Bed (Dunstan 1915-1916 collection), which is in a Norian pond siltstone in the Blackstone Formation of Australia.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Denmark Hill Insect Bed (Dunstan 1915-1916 collection)

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