Mixorthezia kozari Vea and Grimaldi 2012 (ensign scale insect)

Insecta - Hemiptera - Ortheziidae

Full reference: I. M. Vea and D. A. Grimaldi. 2012. Phylogeny of ensign scale insects (Hemiptera: Coccoidea: Ortheziidae) based on the morphology of Recent and fossil females. Systematic Entomology 37:758-783

Belongs to Mixorthezia according to I. M. Vea and D. A. Grimaldi 2012

Sister taxon: Mixorthezia dominicana

Type specimen: AMNH DR-14-310, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Dominican amber (AMNH coll), which is in a Burdigalian/Langhian terrestrial amber in the Dominican Republic.


Distribution: found only at Dominican amber (AMNH coll)

Show more details

Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.

Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.