The oldest Palaeoaphididae (Insecta: Hemiptera: Aphidomorpha) from the Late Jurassic/Early Cretaceous locality of Khotont (Mongolia)

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A new genus and species of the aphid family Palaeoaphididae, Primpalaeoaphis khotontensis gen. et sp.n. is described from the Late Jurassic/Early Cretaceous locality of Khotont (Mongolia). This is the oldest representative of Palaeoaphididae.

The oldest Palaeoaphididae (Insecta: Hemiptera: Aphidomorpha) from the Late Jurassic/Early Cretaceous locality of Khotont (Mongolia)

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    Primpalaeoaphis khotontensis gen. et sp.n. – scanning electron micrograph of body and wings, holotype PIN 4307/184. (A) Obverse; (B) reverse.

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    Primpalaeoaphis khotontensis gen. et sp.n. (A) Right forewing, polarized light microscope, PIN 4307/184 (reverse); (B) left forewing, polarized light microscope, PIN 4307/184 (reverse); (C) reconstruction of forewing venation. This figure is published in colour in the online edition of this journal, which can be accessed via http://booksandjournals.brillonline.com/content/1876312x.

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