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Published: 2018-12-28

A new species of the extinct family Procercopidae (Hemiptera: Cercopoidea) from the Jurassic of northeastern China

State Key Laboratory of Palaeobiology and Stratigraphy, Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Nanjing 210008, China University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei 230026, China
State Key Laboratory of Palaeobiology and Stratigraphy, Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Nanjing 210008, China
Division of Entomology, Natural History Museum, University of Kansas, 1501 Crestline Drive—Suite 140, Lawrence, KS 66045-4415, USA Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66045, USA
Hemiptera Procercopidae Middle to Upper Jurassic Palaeodiversity Daohugou new species

Abstract

A new fossil species of Procercopidae, Anthoscytina daidaleos sp. nov., is described and illustrated based on five adult specimens from the Middle to Upper Jurassic Haifanggou Formation at Daohugou, Inner Mongolia, northeastern China. The new species can be distinguished from other species of Anthoscytina Hong, 1983 by the combination of maculated wings and veins RA and RP multi-branched. Our new find sheds further light on the diversity of Jurassic procercopids in the early assemblage of the Yanliao biota from the Daohugou beds.

 

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