Aphrophora pinguicula Heer 1853 (spittle bug)

Insecta - Hemiptera - Aphrophoridae

Full reference: O. Heer. 1853. Die Insektenfauna der Tertiärgebilde von Oeningen und von Radoboj in Croatien. Dritte Theil: Rhynchoten 1-138

Belongs to Aphrophora according to B. Förster 1891

See also Heer 1853 and Heer 1856

Sister taxa: Aphrophora (Ptyela), Aphrophora angusta, Aphrophora brevistylata, Aphrophora coquandi, Aphrophora dimidia, Aphrophora electrina, Aphrophora maculata, Aphrophora molassica, Aphrophora protocalla, Aphrophora pulchra, Aphrophora spumarioides, Aphrophora stavropolitana, Aphrophora ungeri, Aphrophora vetusta, Aphrophora woodwardi

Type specimen: Its type locality is Aix-en-Provence (Zurich Museum collection), which is in a Chattian lacustrine - large limestone in the Niveau du gypse d'Aix Formation of France

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Oligocene of France (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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