Corixa

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Corixia
Temporal range: 28.4–23.03 Ma
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hemiptera
Suborder: Heteroptera
Infraorder: Nepomorpha
Family: Corixidae
Subfamily: Corixinae
Genus: Corixa
Geoffroy, 1762[1]
Species
fossil species
  • Corixa elegans von Schlechtendal, 1894[2]
  • Corixa parvoculata Zhang, 1989[3]
  • Corixa triquetra Zhang, 1989
Synonyms

Corisa

Corixa is a genus of aquatic bugs in the family Corixidae. The fossil species C. elegans is from the Rott Formation in Nordrhein-Westfalen (Oligocene of Germany).

References[edit]

  1. ^ Histoire abrégée des insectes qui se trouvent aux environs de Paris, 2. EL Geoffroy Paris, 1762.
  2. ^ D. H. R. von Schlechtendal. 1894. Beiträge zur kenntnis fossiler insekten aus dem braunkohlengebirge von Rott am Siebengebierge. Abhandlungen der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft zu Halle 20:197-228
  3. ^ J. F. Zhang. 1989. Fossil Insects From Shanwang, Shandong, China 1-459

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