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Cercopis selwyni

Insecta - Hemiptera - Cercopidae

Taxonomy
Cercopis selwyni was named by Scudder (1879). Its type specimen is GSC 64(65), a tegmen (pair of tegmen and crushed body), and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Whipsaw Creek (Nine Mile Creek), which is in a Ypresian/Lutetian lacustrine mudstone in the Allenby Formation of Canada.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1879Cercopis selwyni Scudder p. 183
1895Cercopis selwyni Scudder p. 15

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercofilata
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota()
RankNameAuthor
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Clareocercaria
Acercaria()
superorderPancondylognatha
Condylognatha
orderHemiptera
suborderAuchenorrhyncha()
infraorderCicadomorphaEvans 1946
superfamilyCercopoideaLeach 1815
familyCercopidaeLeach 1815
subfamilyCercopinaeLeach 1815
genusCercopis
speciesselwyni

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
No diagnoses are available