Cydnopsis meunieri Kinzelbach 1970 (burrowing bug)

Insecta - Hemiptera - Cydnidae

Full reference: R. K. Kinzelbach. 1970. Wanzen aus dem eozänen Ölschiefer von Messel (Insecta: Heteroptera). Notizblatt des Hessischen Landesamtes für Bodenfoschung zu Wiesbaden 98:9-18

Belongs to Cydnopsis according to R. K. Kinzelbach 1970

Sister taxa: Cydnopsis coleopteroides, Cydnopsis dangeardi, Cydnopsis deleta, Cydnopsis exilis, Cydnopsis haidingeri, Cydnopsis handlirschi, Cydnopsis nana, Cydnopsis pygmaea, Cydnopsis scutellaris

Type specimen: HLD Me 7416, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Grube Messel Pit (Museum Darmstadt Collection), which is in a MP 11 crater lake claystone in the Messel Formation of Germany.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Grube Messel Pit (Museum Darmstadt Collection)

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