Ilerdocossus pulcherrima Whalley and Jarzembowski 1985 (true bug)

Insecta - Hemiptera - Palaeontinidae

Alternative combination: Wonnacottella pulcherrima

Full reference: P. E. S. Whalley and E. A. Jarzembowski. 1985. Fossil insects from the Lithographic Limestone Montsech (Late Jurassic-early Cretaceous), Lérida Province, Spain. Bulletin of the British Museum of Natural History (Geology) 38(5):381-412

Belongs to Ilerdocossus according to F. Menon et al. 2005

See also Whalley and Jarzembowski 1985

Sister taxa: Ilerdocossus beipiaoensis, Ilerdocossus dissidens, Ilerdocossus exiguus, Ilerdocossus fengningensis, Ilerdocossus hui, Ilerdocossus ningchengensis, Ilerdocossus pingquanensis, Ilerdocossus prowsei, Ilerdocossus villaltai

Type specimen: NHM In 59486, a forewing (right forewing). Its type locality is La Pedrera de Rubies (BMNH 1955 collection), which is in a Barremian lacustrine - large limestone in the La Pedrera de Rúbies Formation of Spain.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at La Pedrera de Rubies (BMNH 1955 collection)

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