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Acercaria was named by Börner (1904). It is extant.

It was considered an invalid subgroup of Neoptera by Misof et al. (2014); it was reranked as the unranked clade Acercaria by Prokop et al. (2017).

It was assigned to Neoptera by Prokop et al. (2015); and to Clareocercaria by Prokop et al. (2017).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1904Acercaria Börner p. 526
2015Acercaria Prokop et al. p. 40
2017Acercaria Prokop et al. p. 2

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EubilateriaAx 1987
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923

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.

No diagnoses are available
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 Marsdenian to the top of the Holocene or 318.10000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 314.6 Ma

Collections (1284 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Marsdenian318.1 - 314.6Belgium Protoprosbole straeleni (164479)
Westphalian C - Westphalian D314.6 - 306.95France Westphalothripides oudardi, Aviorrhyncha magnifica (122504)
Gzhelian303.7 - 298.9Russian Federation Archeglyphis crassinervis (124589) Blattoprosbole tomiensis (124585)
Asselian298.9 - 295.5USA (New Mexico) Dichentomum arroyo, Arroyoscyta novaemexicana (124386) Dichentomum sp. (124387)
Permian298.9 - 252.17China (Nei Mongol) Palaeocicadopsis chinensis (156333)
Artinskian290.1 - 279.3France (Languedoc) Lutevanaphis permiana (105044) Permopsyllidium lesclansis (122883)
Artinskian290.1 - 279.3USA (Kansas) Dichentomum complexum (151412) Dichentomum tinctum (21979) Dichentomum tinctum, Permopsylla americana, Permopsocus latipennis, Archescytina permiana, Permoscytina kansasensis, Permopsylla grandis, Lithopsocidium permianum, Permopsylla permiana, Permopsylla minuta, Permopsocus ovatus (114151) Dichentomum tinctum, Permopsylla americana, Progonopsocus permianus, Permopsocus latipennis (111320) Dichentomum tinctum, Permopsylla americana, Progonopsocus permianus, Permopsocus latipennis, Dichentomum minimum, Archescytina permiana, Permoscytina kansasensis, Permoscytina muiri, Lithopsocidium permianum, Paleoscytina brevistigma, Permopsylla permiana, Permopsylla minuta, Dichentomum latum, Dichentomum parvulum, Orthopsocus singularis, Cyphoneura permiana, Cyphoneura reducta (111217) Dichentomum tinctum, Permopsylla americana, Psocidium sp., Psocidium permianum, Psocidium abnormale, Psocidium robustum, Psocidium kansasense, Psocidium minimum, Chaetopsocidium sellardsi, Metapsocidium loxoneurum, Pentapsocidium indistinctum, Permentomum tenuiforme, Progonopsocus permianus, Progonopsocus pusillus, Permopsocus latipennis, Permopsocus congener, Permopsocus enderleini, Ancylopsocus insolitus, Archescytina permiana, Permoscytina kansasensis, Permoscytina muiri (111219) Dichentomum tinctum, Permopsylla sp., Permopsylla americana, Progonopsocus permianus, Permopsocus latipennis, Lithoscytina cubitalis, Permopsylla grandis, Permopsylla anomala, Dichentomum grande, Lithopsocidium permianum (111319) Permopsylla americana, Permopsocus latipennis, Permopsylla minuta (114152)
Artinskian290.1 - 279.3Uruguay Paracicadopsis mendezalzolai (124521)
Artinskian290.1 - 279.3USA (Oklahoma) Cyphoneurodes patriciae (104818) Dichentomum tinctum, Parapermopsylla tricubita, Permopsylla americana (104826)
Irenian279.5 - 272.5Russian Federation Maueria pusillus, Parapsocidium uralicum, Permoscytinopsis maueriaeformis, Permopsyllopsis rossica, Uraloscytina prosbolioides, Scytoneurella major, Scytoneurella minor, Maueria sylvensis, Maripsocus ambiguus, Maueria rhynchota, Maueria intermedia (102504) Maueria rhynchota (155821)
Kungurian279.3 - 272.3France Archescytina sp. A, Euroscytina lutevanorum (103637) Prosbole garrici (174415)
Kungurian279.3 - 272.3France (Languedoc) Pervestigia veteris, Thripida indet. (105045) Prosbole dio (122920)
Kungurian279.3 - 272.3Russian Federation Cicadopsis sp. (115214) Maueria pusillus (196229) Parapsocidium uralicum, Permopsyllopsis maueriaeformis (196228) Parapsocidium uralicum, Uraloscytina similis (155819) Uraloscytina multinervosa (152060)
Kungurian279.3 - 272.3Russian Federation (Perm) Scytoneurella sp. (173727)
Kungurian279.3 - 272.3Russian Federation (Suksun) Archescytinidae indet., Archescytina tshekardaensis (116641) Dichentomum sp., Dinoscyta microcephala, Tschekardus hispidus (108206) Tshekardaella tshekardaensis (124241)
Kungurian279.3 - 272.3South Africa (Gauteng) Protopsyllidiidae indet. (122863)
Kungurian279.3 - 272.3Brazil (Rio Grande do Sul) Gondwanaptera capsii, Prosbolecicada gondwanica, Prosbole iratiensis, Fulgoringruo kukalovae (116121)
Kungurian279.3 - 272.3Russian Federation (Kemerovo) Prosbole sp., Lophioneurodes sarbalensis, Sarbaloptera sarbalensis, Scytinoptera sibirica, Sarbaloscytina angustipennis, Kaltanoscytina latistigmata (112708) Sarbaloptera sarbalensis (104951)
Early/Lower Kazanian272.5 - 268.0Russian Federation (Perm) Permothrips longipennis (116606)
Roadian272.3 - 268.8Russian Federation (Kemerovo) Auchenorrhyncha indet., Permocicada coriacea, Orthoscytina pallida, Scytinoptera tomiensis (124604) Evansia speciosa, Evansia praelonga, Evansia dictyoptera, Evansia rectimarginata, Borisrohdendorfia picturata, Archescytina kaltanica, Kaltanaphis permiensis, Sojanopsylla kaltanica (104704) Hemiptera indet. 1, Archescytinidae indet., Ipsviciidae indet., Ingruinae indet., Permocicada nigrita, Permocicada curtipennis, Kaltanopsis ornata, Prosboloneura colorata, Kondomoprosbole picta, Scytinoptera maculatoides, Scytinoptera picturata, Scytinoptera sibirica, Scytinoptera kaltanica, Scytinoptera kondomensis, Kaltanospes kuznetskiensis, Sarbaloscytina minuta (122569) Kaltanetta nigra, Prosboloneura kondomensis, Prosboloneura marginatoides, Kaltanospes elongata, Neuropibrocha paradunstanioides, Kaltanopibrocha boreoscytinoides, Uraloscytina kaltanica, Cicadopsis rugosipenna (122571) Orthoscytina suchovi (124607) Scytinoptera sp. 1, Scytinoptera sp. 2, Prosboloneura nigripenna, Pervestigia fumosa, Sarbaloptera sarbalensis, Scytinoptera nigrimaculata, Scytinoptera sibirica, Scytinoptera kondomensis, Kaltanospes kuznetskiensis, Neuropibrocha ramisubcostalis, Kaltanoscytina pospelovi, Archescytina kondomensis, Sojanopsylla kaltanica (122567) Scytinopterinae indet., Vitriala nigriapex, Permodunstania prosboloides, Kaltanocicada dunstanioides, Permocicada nigrita, Permocicada kuznetskiensis, Kaltanopsis ornata, Kaltanetta nigra, Kaltanetta pallida, Prosboloneura kondomensis, Prosbole kaltanica, Pervestigia veteris, Scytinoptera maculatoides, Scytinoptera picturata, Scytinoptera sibirica, Scytinoptera kaltanica, Permolamproptera grandis, Kaltanospes kuznetskiensis, Kaltanospes elongata, Permododa membracoides, Permopsylla kuznetskiensis, Palaeoscytina sibirica, Kaltanoscytina nigra, Archescytina kaltanica, Scytoneura vitripenna, Kaltanoscyta reticulata (122568)