Fossil aphids (Hemiptera: Sternorrhyncha) from Canadian Cretaceous amber and from the Miocene of Nevada

Fossil aphids (Hemiptera: Sternorrhyncha) from Canadian Cretaceous amber and from the Miocene of... © Insect Systematics & Evolution (Group 5) Fossil aphids (Hemiptera: Sternorrhyncha) from Canadian Cretaceous amber and from the Miocene of Nevada OLE E. HEIE Heie, O. E.: Fossil aphids (Hemiptera: Sternorrhyncha) from Canadian Cretaceous amber and from the Miocene of Nevada. Insect Syst. Evol. 37: 91-104. Copenhagen, March, 2005. ISSN 1399-560X. Three new species of fossil aphids are described from Canadian amber, age the Upper Cretaceous, viz. Longiradius foottitti n. gen. et n. sp., which has been referred to Palaeoaphididae, Canaphis albertensis n. gen. et n. sp. and Aphidinius constrictus n. gen. et n. sp., which have been impossible to place in any known family. Furthermore more material of Mesozoicaphis canadensis Heie, belonging to the extinct family Mesozoicaphididae, are described. At least 32 specimens of Mesozoicaphis spp. occur in the material, often more than two in the same piece of amber, making it highly probable that their host plant was the resin- producing gymnosperm. Eight new species of fossil aphids with 16 specimens are described from clay shales in Nevada, age the Middle Miocene, viz. Palaeogreenidea rittae n. gen. et n. sp. belonging to the family Greenideidae, Similidrepan pulawskii n. gen. et n. sp., Nevaphis nevadensis n. gen. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Insect Systematics & Evolution Brill

Fossil aphids (Hemiptera: Sternorrhyncha) from Canadian Cretaceous amber and from the Miocene of Nevada

Insect Systematics & Evolution, Volume 37 (1): 91 – Jan 1, 2006

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© 2006 Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
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© Insect Systematics & Evolution (Group 5) Fossil aphids (Hemiptera: Sternorrhyncha) from Canadian Cretaceous amber and from the Miocene of Nevada OLE E. HEIE Heie, O. E.: Fossil aphids (Hemiptera: Sternorrhyncha) from Canadian Cretaceous amber and from the Miocene of Nevada. Insect Syst. Evol. 37: 91-104. Copenhagen, March, 2005. ISSN 1399-560X. Three new species of fossil aphids are described from Canadian amber, age the Upper Cretaceous, viz. Longiradius foottitti n. gen. et n. sp., which has been referred to Palaeoaphididae, Canaphis albertensis n. gen. et n. sp. and Aphidinius constrictus n. gen. et n. sp., which have been impossible to place in any known family. Furthermore more material of Mesozoicaphis canadensis Heie, belonging to the extinct family Mesozoicaphididae, are described. At least 32 specimens of Mesozoicaphis spp. occur in the material, often more than two in the same piece of amber, making it highly probable that their host plant was the resin- producing gymnosperm. Eight new species of fossil aphids with 16 specimens are described from clay shales in Nevada, age the Middle Miocene, viz. Palaeogreenidea rittae n. gen. et n. sp. belonging to the family Greenideidae, Similidrepan pulawskii n. gen. et n. sp., Nevaphis nevadensis n. gen.

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