Mezira eckfeldensis Wappler and Heiss 2006 (flat bug)

Insecta - Hemiptera - Aradidae

Full reference: T. Wappler and E. Heiss. 2006. Flatbugs from Paleogene limnic sediments. II. Eckfeld maar (Heteroptera: Aradidae). Mainzer Naturwissenschaftliches Archiv 44:53-60

Belongs to Mezira according to T. Wappler and E. Heiss 2006

Sister taxa: Mezira crassifemur, Mezira eocenica, Mezira parapetrificata, Mezira petrificata, Mezira scheveni, Mezira succinica

Type specimen: MNHM PE 1990/4-LS, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Eckfeld Maar (NHMN 1990 collection), which is in a MP 13 crater lake siltstone/shale in the Eifel Formation of Germany.



• Eocene of Germany (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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