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Short Communication
Published: 2019-10-31

A new species of Luanpingia (Hemiptera: Cercopoidea: Sinoalidae) from the Middle–Upper Jurassic Daohugou Bed

State Key Laboratory of Palaeobiology and Stratigraphy, Center for Excellence in Life and Paleoenvironment, Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Nanjing 210008, China University of Chinese Academy of Science, Beijing 100049, China
State Key Laboratory of Palaeobiology and Stratigraphy, Center for Excellence in Life and Paleoenvironment, Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Nanjing 210008, China
Hemiptera Cercopoidea Sinoalidae


The hemipteran superfamily Cercopoidea Leach, 1815, usually named spittlebugs (for nymphs) or froghoppers (for adults), is the second largest superfamily in Cicadomorpha, comprising over 2600 extant species widely distributed around the world (Dietrich, 2002; Bartlett et al., 2018). Cercopoidea includes five extant and three extinct families reported from the Mesozoic (Cryan & Svenson, 2010; Szwedo, 2018).


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