Cixius discretus Li et al. 2017 (cixiid planthopper)

Insecta - Hemiptera - Cixiidae

Full reference: Y. Li, X. H. Liu, D. Ren, X. C. Li, and Y. Z. Yao. 2017. First report of Cixiidae insect fossils from the Miocene of the northeastern Tibetan Plateau and their palaeoenvironmental implications. Alcheringa 41:54-60

Belongs to Cixius according to Y. Li et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Cixius petrinus, Cixius vitreus

Type specimen: CNU-HEM-QZ2015001, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Caergen Village, Duohemao Town, Zeku County, which is in a Burdigalian lacustrine shale in the Garang Formation of China.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Caergen Village, Duohemao Town, Zeku County

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