Mixorthezia dominicana 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 kozari

Type specimen: AMNH DR19-1, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Dominican amber (AMNH coll), which is in a Burdigalian/Langhian terrestrial amber in the Dominican Republic.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Dominican amber (AMNH coll)

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