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Megamelus  Fieber, 1866
Taxonomic Serial No.: 200287

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   

 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  
                                           FamilyDelphacidae Leach, 1815 – delphacid planthoppers  
                                              SubfamilyDelphacinae Leach, 1815  
                                                 TribeDelphacini Leach, 1815  
                                                    GenusMegamelus Fieber, 1866  
    Direct Children:  
                                                       Species Megamelus aestus Metcalf, 1923  
                                                       Species Megamelus bellicus Remes Lenicov and Sosa in Sosa, Remes Lenicov and Mariani, 2007  
                                                       Species Megamelus bifidus Beamer, 1955  
                                                       Species Megamelus bifurcatus Crawford, 1914  
                                                       Species Megamelus coronus Beamer, 1955  
                                                       Species Megamelus davisi Van Duzee, 1897  
                                                       Species Megamelus discrepans Haupt, 1930  
                                                       Species Megamelus distinctus Metcalf, 1923  
                                                       Species Megamelus electrae Muir, 1926  
                                                       Species Megamelus falcatus Beamer, 1955  
                                                       Species Megamelus flavus Crawford, 1914  
                                                       Species Megamelus gracilis Beamer, 1955  
                                                       Species Megamelus hamatus Beamer, 1955  
                                                       Species Megamelus inflatus Metcalf, 1923  
                                                       Species Megamelus iphigeniae Muir, 1926  
                                                       Species Megamelus leimonias (Kirkaldy, 1907)  
                                                       Species Megamelus leptus Fieber, 1878  
                                                       Species Megamelus lobatus Beamer, 1955  
                                                       Species Megamelus longicornis (Dozier, 1922)  
                                                       Species Megamelus lunatus Beamer, 1955  
                                                       Species Megamelus metzaria Crawford, 1914  
                                                       Species Megamelus notula (Germar, 1830)  
                                                       Species Megamelus palaetus (Van Duzee, 1897)  
                                                       Species Megamelus recurvatus Beamer, 1955  
                                                       Species Megamelus scutellaris Berg, 1883  
                                                       Species Megamelus sponsa Kirkaldy, 1907  
                                                       Species Megamelus timehri Muir, 1919  
                                                       Species Megamelus toddi Beamer, 1955  
                                                       Species Megamelus trifidus Beamer, 1955  
                                                       Species Megamelus ungulatus Beamer, 1955  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Megamelus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Beamer, R. H.  
  Publication Date: 1955   
  Article/Chapter Title: A revision of the genus Megamelus in America north of Mexico (Homoptera, Fulgoridae, Delphacinae)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society, vol. 28, no. 1   
  Page(s): 29-46   
  Publication Place:    
  Reference for: Megamelus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Fieber, F. X.  
  Publication Date: 1866   
  Article/Chapter Title: Grundzüge zur generischen Theilung der Delphacini   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Verhandlungen der Kaiserlich-Königlichen Zoologisch-botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien, vol. 16   
  Page(s): 517-534   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: original description   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Metcalf, Z. P.  
  Publication Date: 1943   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: General Catalogue of the Hemiptera, Fascicle IV: Fulgoroidea, Part 3: Araeopidae (Delphacidae)   
  Page(s): 552   
  Publisher: Smith College   
  Publication Place: Northampton, Massachussetts, USA   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Megamelus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nishida, Gordon M., ed.  
  Publication Date: 2002   
  Article/Chapter Title: Hawaiian Terrestrial Arthropod Checklist, 4th ed.   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Bishop Museum Technical Report no. 22   
  Page(s): iv + 313   
  Publisher: Hawaii Biological Survey, Bishop Museum   
  Publication Place: Honolulu, Hawaii, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1085-455X   
  Notes: Contribution No. 2002-005 to the Hawaii Biological Survey   
  Reference for: Megamelus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Scudder, G. G. E.  
  Publication Date: 1964   
  Article/Chapter Title: Studies on the Canadian and Alaskan Fulgoromorpha (Hemiptera). II. The genus Megamelus Fieber (Delphacidae)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Canadian Entomologist, vol. 96, no. 6   
  Page(s): 813-820   
  Publication Place:    
  Reference for: Megamelus   

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