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Tropiduchidae  Stål, 1866
Taxonomic Serial No.: 109181

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Common Name(s): tropiduchid planthoppers [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2013   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
             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  
                                           FamilyTropiduchidae Stål, 1866 – tropiduchid planthoppers  
    Direct Children:  
                                              Genus Sakina Synave, 1978  
                                              Tribe Alcestini Melichar, 1914  
                                              Tribe Catulliini Melichar, 1914  
                                              Tribe Cixiopsini Fennah, 1982  
                                              Tribe Cyphoceratopini Fennah, 1945  
                                              Tribe Eporini Fennah, 1982  
                                              Tribe Eutropistini Kirkaldy, 1906  
                                              Tribe Gaetuliini Fennah, 1978  
                                              Tribe Isporisini Fennah, 1982  
                                              Tribe Neommatissini Fennah, 1982  
                                              Tribe Paricanini Melichar, 1914  
                                              Tribe Remosini Fennah, 1982  
                                              Tribe Tambiniini Kirkaldy, 1907  
                                              Tribe Tangiini Melichar, 1914  
                                              Tribe Trienopini Fennah, 1954  
                                              Tribe Tropiduchini Melichar, 1914  
                                              Tribe Trypetimorphini Melichar, 1914  
                                              Tribe Turneriolini Fennah, 1982  
                                            FamilyTropiduchidae Stål, 1866 incertae sedis  
    Children with Uncertain Position:  
                                              Genus Haliartus Melichar, 1914  
                                              Genus Inkewana Hesse, 1925  
                                              Genus Tauropola Jacobi, 1944  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Tropiduchidae, tropiduchid planthoppers [English]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Fennah, R. G.  
  Publication Date: 1982   
  Article/Chapter Title: A tribal classification of the Tropiduchidae (Homoptera: Fulgoroidea), with the description of a new species on tea in Malaysia   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Bulletin of Entomological Research, vol. 72   
  Page(s): 631-643   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0007-4853   
  Reference for: Tropiduchidae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Stål, Carl  
  Publication Date: 1866   
  Article/Chapter Title: Hemiptera Homoptera Latr.   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Hemiptera Africana, vol. 4   
  Page(s): 1-276   
  Publisher: Stockholm: Officina Norstedtiana   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: original description   
  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: Tropiduchidae   

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