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Published: 2019-10-31
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A new fossil psyllid, Cacopsylla trigona sp. nov. (Hemiptera: Psylloidea: Psyllidae), from the Miocene of China

Key Lab of Insect Evolution and Environmental Changes, Capital Normal University, Capital of Beijing 100048, China
Paleodiary Science Education, Beijing 100097, China
Key Lab of Insect Evolution and Environmental Changes, Capital Normal University, Capital of Beijing 100048, China
Key Lab of Insect Evolution and Environmental Changes, Capital Normal University, Capital of Beijing 100048, China
Hemiptera Psylloidea Psyllidae Cacopsylla trigona sp. nov.


Psyllinae, a subfamily of Psyllidae, currently includes 29 genera (Burckhardt & Ouvrard, 2012; Ouvrard, 2018), of which Cacopsylla Ossiannilsson, 1970 is the most species-rich genus, distributed mainly in the Northern Hemisphere (Li, 2011; Ouvrard, 2018). In China, more than 300 extant species of Cacopsylla have been reported (Yang et al., 2004; Li, 2011; Luo et al., 2012, 2016). Based on recent molecular phylogenetic analyses, Cacopsylla in its current sense is a polyphyletic genus (Percy et al., 2018; Cho et al., 2019).


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