Aphanus pulchellus Heer 1853 (milkweed bug)

Insecta - Hemiptera - Lygaeidae

Alternative combination: Pachymerus pulchellus

Synonym: Pachymerus dryadum Heer 1853

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

Belongs to Aphanus according to N. Theobald 1937

See also Förster 1891, Heer 1853 and Heer 1856

Sister taxa: Aphanus contractus, Aphanus dilatatus, Aphanus murchisonae, Pachymerus antiquus, Pachymerus heeri, Pachymerus senius, Pachymerus cruciatus, Pachymerus grassei, Pachymerus morio, Pachymerus coloratus, Pachymerus oblongus, Pachymerus bisignatus, Pachymerus obsoletus, Pachymerus detectus, Pachymerus petrensis

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Oligocene of France (11 collections)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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