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Eocicada

Insecta - Hemiptera - Palaeontinidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1888Eocicada Oppenheim p. 229
1906Eocicada Handlirsch p. 626
1992Eocicada Hamilton p. 427
2010Eocicada Wang et al. p. 572

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
CercophoraBörner 1904
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
RankNameAuthor
subclassPterygota(Brauer 1885)
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Clareocercaria
Acercaria(Borner 1904)
superorderPancondylognatha
CondylognathaBörner 1904
orderHemiptera
suborderAuchenorrhyncha()
infraorderCicadomorphaEvans 1946
infraorderProsbolomorphaPopov 1980
superfamilyPalaeontinoideaHandlirsch 1906
familyPalaeontinidae
genusEocicada

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
ReferenceDiagnosis
B. Wang et al. 2010Body robust. Mesonotum wider than abdomen. Forewing triangular, length 65–75 mm, maximum width (at the middle of wing) about 30 mm; vein Sc unbranched; veins RA, RP and M separating at one point; branch RP subparallel to branch RA; antenodal region trapezoid; postnodal region reduced; clavus narrow, less than one-third of wing length. Hindwing small, about half as long as forewing.