Leptosalda Cobben 1971 (spiny-legged bug)

Insecta - Hemiptera - Leptopodidae

Full reference: R. H. Cobben. 1971. A fossil shore bug from Tertiary amber of Chiapas, Mexico (Heteroptera, Saldidae). University of California Publications in Entomology 63:49-56

Parent taxon: Leptosaldinae according to D. A. Grimaldi and M. S. Engel 2013

See also Cobben 1971

Sister taxa: Archaesalepta, Cretaceomira, Cretaleptus, Grimaldinia, Leptosaldinea, Palaeoleptus

Subtaxa: Leptosalda chiapensis Leptosalda dominicana Leptosalda niarchos

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Type: Leptosalda chiapensis

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (1 collection), Mexico (1)

Total: 2 collections including 4 occurrences

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