Cydnus dignus Förster 1891 (burrowing bug)

Insecta - Hemiptera - Cydnidae

Synonym: Cydnus ornatissimus Förster 1891

Full reference: B. Förster. 1891. Die Insekten der "Plattigen Steinmergels" von Brunstatt. Abhandlungen zur Geologischen Specialkarte von Elsass-Lothringen, Band 3 1:335-593

Belongs to Cydnus according to N. Theobald 1937

See also Förster 1891

Sister taxa: Cydnus acriscutatus, Cydnus archaicus, Cydnus armiger, Cydnus atavinus, Cydnus brevicollis, Cydnus brevicrassus, Cydnus cinctus, Cydnus cristatus, Cydnus heeri, Cydnus maximus, Cydnus meunieri, Cydnus oeningensis, Cydnus parvus, Cydnus picatus, Cydnus pygmaeus, Cydnus sagittifer, Cydnus solutus, Cydnus tertiarius

Type specimens:

  • Cydnus dignus: Its type locality is Brunstatt, horizon d3, which is in an Oligocene lacustrine - large marl in France
  • Cydnus ornatissimus: Its type locality is Brunstatt, horizon d3, which is in an Oligocene lacustrine - large marl in France.

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Oligocene of France (1 collection), Germany (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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