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Phrictopyga  Caldwell in Caldwell and Martorell, 1951
Taxonomic Serial No.: 901200

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
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  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
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  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  
                                                    GenusPhrictopyga Caldwell in Caldwell and Martorell, 1951  
    Direct Children:  
                                                       Species Phrictopyga contorta (Muir, 1926)  
                                                       Species Phrictopyga curvistilus (Muir, 1926)  
                                                       Species Phrictopyga escadensis (Muir, 1926)  
                                                       Species Phrictopyga fuscovittata (Muir, 1926)  
                                                       Species Phrictopyga graminicola (Muir, 1926)  
                                                       Species Phrictopyga holmgreni (Muir, 1930)  
                                                       Species Phrictopyga nugax Fennah, 1959  
                                                       Species Phrictopyga occidentalis (Muir, 1926)  
                                                       Species Phrictopyga semele Fennah, 1959  
                                                       Species Phrictopyga urbana (Muir, 1926)  

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Caldwell, John S., and Luis F. Martorell  
  Publication Date: 1951   
  Article/Chapter Title: Review of the Auchenorynchous Homoptera of Puerto Rico. Part II. The Fulgoroidea except Kinnaridae   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Journal of Agriculture of the University of Puerto Rico, vol. 34, no. 2   
  Page(s): 133-269   
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  Reference for: original description   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Fennah, R. G.  
  Publication Date: 1959   
  Article/Chapter Title: Delphacidae from the Lesser Antilles (Homoptera: Fulgoroidea)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History), Entomology, vol. 8, no. 6   
  Page(s): 243-265   
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  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Phrictopyga   

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