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Published: 2022-04-11

Spotted beauty—Gedanochila museisucini gen. et sp. nov.—a new Achilidae from Eocene Baltic amber (Hemiptera: Fulgoromorpha) and its relation to Achilini

Laboratory of Evolutionary Entomology and Museum of Amber Inclusions, Department of Invertebrate Zoology and Parasitology, University of Gdańsk, 59, Wita Stwosza Street, PL80-308 Gdańsk, Poland.
Institut Systématique Evolution Biodiversité (ISYEB), UMR 7205 MNHN-CNRS-Sorbonne Université-EPHE-Univ. Antilles, Muséum National d’Histoire Naturell, 57 rue Cuvier, CP 50, F-75005, Paris, France.
Laboratory of Evolutionary Entomology and Museum of Amber Inclusions, Department of Invertebrate Zoology and Parasitology, University of Gdańsk, 59, Wita Stwosza Street, PL80-308 Gdańsk, Poland.
Hemiptera Gedanochila museisucini gen. et sp. nov. Achilini Eocene inclusion Baltic amber planthopper

Abstract

Gedanochila museisucini gen. et sp. nov. is described, based on inclusions in the Eocene Baltic amber. A morphological phylogenetic analysis supports the placement of Gedanochila gen. nov. into the tribe Achilini. Definition, content and subdivisions of the tribe as well as position of extinct taxa placed within are briefly discussed.

 

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