Aphrophora pulchra Förster 1891 (spittle bug)

Insecta - Hemiptera - Aphrophoridae

Synonym: Aphrophora antiqua Förster 1891

Full reference: B. Förster. 1891. Die Insekten der "Plattigen Steinmergels" von Brunstatt. Abhandlungen zur Geologischen Specialkarte von Elsass-Lothringen, Band 3 1:335-593

Belongs to Aphrophora according to N. Theobald 1937

See also Förster 1891

Sister taxa: Aphrophora (Ptyela), Aphrophora angusta, Aphrophora brevistylata, Aphrophora coquandi, Aphrophora dimidia, Aphrophora electrina, Aphrophora maculata, Aphrophora molassica, Aphrophora pinguicula, Aphrophora protocalla, Aphrophora spumarioides, Aphrophora stavropolitana, Aphrophora ungeri, Aphrophora vetusta, Aphrophora woodwardi

Type specimens:

  • Aphrophora pulchra: Its type locality is Brunstatt, horizon d2, which is in an Oligocene lacustrine - large marl in France
  • Aphrophora antiqua: Its type locality is Brunstatt, horizon d2, which is in an Oligocene lacustrine - large marl in France.

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Oligocene of France (1 collection), Germany (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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