Eomegophthalmus, Dietrich & Gonçalves, 2014

Dietrich, Christopher H. & Gonçalves, Ana Clara, 2014, New Baltic amber leafhoppers representing the oldest Aphrodinae and Megophthalminae (Hemiptera, Cicadellidae), European Journal of Taxonomy 74, pp. 1-13 : 3

publication ID

https://dx.doi.org/10.5852/ejt.2014.74

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:EF7DE41B-DDA5-48B8-8135-AB012C9C512A

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3851807

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/8F89B113-8148-4FA5-9B5F-275F46E02416

taxon LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:act:8F89B113-8148-4FA5-9B5F-275F46E02416

treatment provided by

Tatiana

scientific name

Eomegophthalmus
status

gen. nov.

Eomegophthalmus gen. nov.

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Type-species

Eomegophthalmus lithuaniensis sp. nov.

Diagnosis

Same as for Eomegophthalmus lithuaniensis sp. nov., due to monotypy of this genus.

Etymology

The genus name, a feminine Latinized Greek noun, combines eos (“dawn”) with Megophthalmus , the name of a related modern genus, and refers to the apparent position of the genus as the earliest known representative of its lineage.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Cicadellidae