Family Flatidae Spinola 1839 (planthopper)

Insecta - Hemiptera - Flatidae

Full reference: M. Spinola. 1839. Essai sur les Fulgorelles, sous-tribu de la tribu des Cicadaires, ordre des Rhyngotes. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 8:133-337

Parent taxon: Fulgoroidea according to J. Szwedo 2018

See also Cockerell 1926, Cryan and Urban 2012 and Szwedo et al. 2004

Sister taxa: Achilidae, Asira, Asiraca albipuncta, Caliscelidae, Cicadellites obscurus, Cixiidae, Cixioides, Cixius fraternus, Cixius proavus, Delphacidae, Derbidae, Dictyopharidae, Dorytocidae, Eofulgorella, Eoliarus, Eurybrachidae, Fulgoridae, Fulgoridiidae, Hastites, Heseneuma, Issidae, Jubisentidae, Kinnaridae, Lalacidae, Lophopidae, Megaleurodes, Mimarachnidae, Neazoniidae, Nogodinidae, Oligonila, Paricanoides, Perforissidae, Poeocera venulosa, Prosbolopsidae, Protoliarus, Qiyangiricaniidae, Ricaniidae, Tropiduchidae, Weiwoboidae, Yetkhatidae

Subtaxa: Flatinae Giselia Lechaea Ormenis Thaumastocladius

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (1 collection), Mexico (2)

• Eocene of Denmark (2), Germany (1), United States (1: Colorado)

• Paleocene of Argentina (1), China (1)

Total: 9 collections including 10 occurrences

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