Scytinoptera distorta Riek 1976 (true bug)

Insecta - Hemiptera - Scytinopteridae

Full reference: E. F. Riek. 1976. A new collection of insects from the Upper Triassic of South Africa. Annals of the Natal Museum 22(3):791-820

Belongs to Scytinoptera according to E. F. Riek 1976

Sister taxa: Scytinoptera cubitalis, Scytinoptera curta, Scytinoptera kaltanica, Scytinoptera kokeni, Scytinoptera kondomensis, Scytinoptera maculata, Scytinoptera maculatoides, Scytinoptera mexicana, Scytinoptera nigrimaculata, Scytinoptera obliquoovata, Scytinoptera picturata, Scytinoptera reducta, Scytinoptera sibirica, Scytinoptera signata, Scytinoptera surijokovica, Scytinoptera tomiensis, Permocixius kazanensis

Type specimen: C-Dt II 782ab, a forewing (missing apex). Its type locality is Bird's River (C-Dt II), which is in a Carnian lacustrine - small shale in the Molteno Formation of South Africa.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Bird's River (C-Dt II)

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