Project 1013: I. Vea, D. A. Grimaldi. 2015. Isabelle M Vea Diverse New Scale Insects (Hemiptera: Coccoidea) in Amber from the Cretaceous and Eocene with a Phylogenetic Framework for Fossil Coccoidea. American Museum Novitates. 3823:1-80.

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Apticoccus fortis

Apticoccus fortis (MNHN/HAM-1669A)

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Holotype HAM-1669A, alate male, in a 3 × 2.5 × 0.5 mm yellow transparent rectangular amber piece, embedded in Canada balsam and mounted in epoxy between two coverslips; specimen entire and in good condition with wings spread, but pronouncedly darkened (resembling oxidation) and covered by a thin layer of bubbles; accessible views: ventral and dorsal; Dany Azar amber collection, provisionally deposited in the Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle.


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