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Taxonomic Serial No.: 109173

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Superfamily  
  Common Name(s): planthoppers [English]
    fulgores [French]
    Planthoppers [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2012   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumHexapoda  – hexapods  
                   ClassInsecta  – insects, hexapoda, inseto, insectes  
                      SubclassPterygota  – insects ailés, winged insects  
                         InfraclassNeoptera  – modern, wing-folding insects  
                               OrderHemiptera Linnaeus, 1758 – true bugs, hemipterans  
                                  SuborderAuchenorrhyncha  – hoppers  
                                        SuperfamilyFulgoroidea  – planthoppers, fulgores, Planthoppers  
    Direct Children:  
                                           FamilyAcanaloniidae Amyot and Serville, 1843 – acanalonid planthoppers 
                                           FamilyAchilidae Stål, 1866 – achilid planthoppers 
                                           FamilyAchilixiidae Muir, 1923  
                                           FamilyCaliscelidae Amyot and Serville, 1843  
                                           FamilyCixiidae Spinola, 1839 – cixid planthoppers 
                                           FamilyDelphacidae Leach, 1815 – delphacid planthoppers 
                                           FamilyDerbidae Spinola, 1839 – derbid planthoppers 
                                           FamilyDictyopharidae Spinola, 1839 – dictypharid planthoppers 
                                           FamilyEurybrachidae Stål, 1862  
                                           FamilyFlatidae Spinola, 1839 – flatid planthoppers 
                                           FamilyFulgoridae  – fulgorid planthoppers 
                                           FamilyGengidae Fennah, 1949  
                                           FamilyHypochthonellidae China and Fennah, 1952  
                                           FamilyIssidae Spinola, 1839 – issid planthoppers 
                                           FamilyKinnaridae Muir, 1925  
                                           FamilyLophopidae Stål, 1866  
                                           FamilyMeenoplidae Fieber, 1872  
                                           FamilyNogodinidae Melichar, 1898  
                                           FamilyRicaniidae Amyot and Serville, 1843  
                                           FamilyTettigometridae Germar, 1821  
                                           FamilyTropiduchidae Stål, 1866 – tropiduchid planthoppers 

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: ITIS*ca, website (version 2002)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Reference for: fulgores[French]   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Fulgoroidea, planthoppers [English]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Cryan, Jason R., and Julie M. Urban   
  Publication Date: 2012   
  Article/Chapter Title: Higher-level phylogeny of the insect order Hemiptera: is Auchenorrhyncha really paraphyletic?   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Systematic Entomology, vol. 37, no. 1   
  Page(s): 7-21   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1365-3113   
  Notes: doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3113.2011.00611.x   
  Reference for: Fulgoroidea   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Duméril, A. M. C. / Levrault, F. G., ed.   
  Publication Date: 1820   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Dictionnaire des sciences naturelles, vol. 17   
  Page(s): 1-546   
  Publisher: Levrault   
  Publication Place: Strasbourg & Paris, France   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Fulgoroidea   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Latreille, P. A.   
  Publication Date: 1807   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Scientiarum et artium instituti Gallici, [...],Genera crustaceorum et insectorum : secundum ordinem naturalem in familias disposita, iconibus exemplisque plurimis explicata, tome 3   
  Page(s): 1-258   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Fulgoroidea   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Metcalf, Z. P.   
  Publication Date: 1947   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: General Catalogue of the Hemiptera, Fascicle IV: Fulgoroidea, Part 9: Fulgoridae   
  Page(s): 276   
  Publisher: Smith College   
  Publication Place: Northampton, Massachussetts, USA   
  Reference for: Fulgoroidea   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Urban, Julie M., and Jason R. Cryan   
  Publication Date: 2007   
  Article/Chapter Title: Evolution of the planthoppers (Insecta: Hemiptera: Fulgoroidea)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, vol. 42, no. 2   
  Page(s): 556-572   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1055-7903   
  Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2006.08.009   
  Reference for: Fulgoroidea   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Zimmerman, Elwood C.   
  Publication Date: 1948   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Insects of Hawaii: A Manual of the Insects of the Hawaiian Islands, including an Enumeration of the Species and Notes on their Origin, Distribution, Hosts, Parasites, etc., vol. 4   
  Page(s): vii + 268   
  Publisher: University of Hawaii Press   
  Publication Place: Honolulu, Hawaii, USA   
  Reference for: Fulgoroidea   

 Geographic Information
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  Comment: Fulgoridae and other family-group names based on the same genus (e.g., superfamily Fulgoroidea) are variously attributed to Duméril or Latreille, with years given including 1820, 1807 and 1806. E.g., Metcalf (1947) attributes them to Latreille on p.8, and to Duméril on p.9. See entries for 'Fulgorelle' (Duméril 1820:509) and 'Fulgorellae' (Latreille 1807:163) in particular  



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