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Delphacidae

Insecta - Hemiptera - Delphacidae

Taxonomy
Delphacidae was named by Leach (1815). It is extant. Its type is Delphax.

It was reranked as the subfamily Delphacinae by Scudder (1895).

It was assigned to Fulgoridae by Scudder (1895); to Homoptera by Cockerell (1925); to Fulgoridea by Becker-Migdisova (1964); and to Fulgoroidea by Statz (1950), Szwedo et al. (2004), Cryan and Urban (2012) and Szwedo (2018).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1815Delphacidae Leach
1895Delphacinae Scudder p. 10
1925Delphacidae Cockerell p. 3
1950Delphacidae Statz p. 5
1964Delphacidae Becker-Migdisova p. 5
1969Areopodidae Werner p. 125
2004Delphacidae Szwedo et al. p. 46
2012Delphacidae Cryan and Urban
2018Delphacidae Szwedo p. 111

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercofilata
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
RankNameAuthor
subclassPterygota()
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Clareocercaria
Acercaria()
superorderPancondylognatha
Condylognatha
orderHemiptera
HemelytrataFallen 1829
suborderFulgoromorpha(Evans 1946)
superfamilyFulgoroideaLatreille 1807
familyDelphacidaeLeach 1815
familyDelphacidaeLeach 1815

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
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: chitinc
Environment: terrestrialc
Locomotion: actively mobilep
Created: 2017-04-17 09:56:18
Modified: 2017-04-17 09:56:18
Source: c = class, p = phylum
References: Kiessling 2004, Bush and Bambach 2015

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Bridgerian to the top of the Blancan or 50.30000 to 1.80000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 46.2 Ma

Collections (6 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Bridgerian50.3 - 46.2USA (Colorado) Delphax veterum (105004)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9Poland Serafinana perperunae (123215)
Rupelian33.9 - 28.1Russian Federation Amagua fortis (122745)
Early/Lower Miocene23.03 - 15.97Mexico Eucanyra sp. (21977)
Middle Miocene15.97 - 11.608Russian Federation Chloriona stavropolitana (125989)
Blancan4.9 - 1.8USA (Texas) Areopodidae indet. (154909)