Geranchon Scudder 1890 (aphid)

Insecta - Hemiptera

Alternative spelling: Gerancon

Full reference: S. H. Scudder. 1890. The Tertiary Insects of North America. Report of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories XIII:1-734

Parent taxon: Aphidoidea according to C. Favret 2012

See also Heie and Wegierek 2011, Scudder 1890 and Scudder 1894

Sister taxa: Anconatus, Aphididae, Aphidioides, Aphis delicatula, Aphis gurnetensis, Aphis longicaudatus, Bajsaphididae, Canadaphididae, Cretamyzidae, Drepanochaitophoridae, Jurocallis, Oviparosiphidae, Palaeoforda, Penaphis, Rasnitsynaphididae, Sbenaphis, Sinaphididae, Sunaphis, Thelaxidae, Xilutianocallis

Subtaxa: Geranchon davisii Geranchon petrorum

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Type: Lachnus petrorum

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Oligocene of Canada (1: British Columbia collection)

• Eocene of United States (1: Colorado)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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