Leptosalda chiapensis 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

Belongs to Leptosalda according to R. H. Cobben 1971

Sister taxa: Leptosalda dominicana, Leptosalda niarchos

Type specimen: UCMP 12281, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is UCMP B-4119, Simojovel region, which is in a Miocene terrestrial amber in Mexico.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at UCMP B-4119, Simojovel region

Show more details


Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.


Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.