Xestocephalites, 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 : 6

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.3851795

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/3D2E3FA1-905A-4892-AF4F-DCD7CFC9F04F

taxon LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:act:3D2E3FA1-905A-4892-AF4F-DCD7CFC9F04F

treatment provided by

Tatiana

scientific name

Xestocephalites
status

gen. nov.

Xestocephalites gen. nov.

urn:lsid:zoobank.org:act:3D2E3FA1-905A-4892-AF4F-DCD7CFC9F04F

Type-species

Xestocephalites balticus sp. nov.

Diagnosis

Same as for Xestocephalites balticus sp. nov., due to monotypy of this genus.

Etymology

The genus name, a masculine Latin noun, was formed by replacing the suffix of Xestocephalus , a related modern genus, with - ites (“stone”), a common suffix used to designate fossil taxa.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Cicadellidae