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Lithecphora setigera

Insecta - Hemiptera - Cercopidae

Taxonomy
Lithecphora setigera was named by Scudder (1890). Its type specimen is PU 1.121, an exoskeleton, and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Florissant (former Princeton collection), which is in an Eocene lacustrine - large shale/volcaniclastic in the Florissant Formation of Colorado. It is the type species of Lithecphora.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1890Lithecphora setigera Scudder p. 330 figs. Pl 20 fig 22

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercophora
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
RankNameAuthor
subclassPterygota(Brauer 1885)
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Clareocercaria
Acercaria()
superorderPancondylognatha
Condylognatha
orderHemiptera
suborderAuchenorrhyncha()
infraorderCicadomorphaEvans 1946
superfamilyCercopoideaLeach 1815
familyCercopidaeLeach 1815
genusLithecphora
speciessetigera

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