Heterogaster antiquus Heer 1853 (milkweed bug)

Insecta - Hemiptera - Lygaeidae

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

Belongs to Heterogaster according to N. Theobald 1937

See also Heer 1853 and Heer 1856

Sister taxa: Heterogaster breviscutatus, Heterogaster famosus, Heterogaster pumilio, Heterogaster radobojanus, Heterogaster redivivus, Heterogaster sundgoviensis, Heterogaster tristis, Heterogaster troglodytes

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

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Oligocene of France (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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