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Purbecellus psocus

Insecta - Hemiptera - Archijassidae

Taxonomy
Cicadellium psocus was named by Westwood (1854). Its type specimen is BMNH I.11957, a hindwing, and it is an impression. Its type locality is Durlston Bay, Middle Purbeck, Swanage (Brodie collection), which is in a Berriasian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal limestone in the Durlston Formation of the United Kingdom.

It was recombined as Purbecellus psocus by Shcherbakov (2012).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1854Cercopidium telesphorus Westwood pp. 384, 394 figs. Pl 15 fig 14
1854Cicadellium psocus Westwood pp. 384, 394 figs. Pl 15 fig 18
1907Cicadellium psocus Handlirsch p. 641 figs. Pl LI fig 33
1907Homopterulum telesphorus Handlirsch p. 642 figs. Pl LI fig 36
2004Cicadellium psocus Szwedo et al. p. 103
2012Cicadellium psocus Shcherbakov p. 19 figs. 12-15
2012Purbecellus psocus Shcherbakov p. 443

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
CercophoraBörner 1904
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota(Brauer 1885)
RankNameAuthor
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Clareocercaria
Acercaria(Borner 1904)
superorderPancondylognatha
CondylognathaBörner 1904
orderHemiptera
HemelytrataFallen 1829
suborderCicadomorpha(Evans 1946)
ClypeataQadri 1967
superfamilyMembracoideaRafinesque 1815
familyArchijassidae
subfamilyKarajassinae(Shcherbakov 1992)
genusPurbecellus
speciespsocus()

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