the itis logo The report logo for the ITIS data page
Go to Print Version

Pygospina  Caldwell in Caldwell and Martorell, 1951
Taxonomic Serial No.: 901213

(Download Help) Pygospina TSN 901213

 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  
                                                    GenusPygospina Caldwell in Caldwell and Martorell, 1951  
    Direct Children:  
                                                       Species Pygospina aurantii (Crawford, 1914)  
                                                       Species Pygospina reducta Caldwell in Caldwell and Martorell, 1951  
                                                       Species Pygospina rezendensis (Muir, 1926)  
                                                       Species Pygospina spinata Caldwell in Caldwell and Martorell, 1951  
                                                       Species Pygospina spinigera (Fennah, 1945)  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Reference for:    
  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   
  Publication Place:    
  Reference for: original description   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Doud, C. W., S. W. Wilson, and J. H. Tsai  
  Publication Date: 1997   
  Article/Chapter Title: Descriptions of nymphs of the cat-tail feeding delphacid planthopper Pygospina spinata (Homoptera: Fulgoroidea)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Florida Entomologist, vol. 80, no. 4   
  Page(s): 443-450   
  Publication Place:    
  Reference for: Pygospina   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division:    






 Subordinate Taxa  Rank  Verified Standards Met  Verified Min Standards Met  Unverified Percent Standards Met

A gray graphic bar
Search on:  Any Name or TSN  Common Name  Scientific Name  TSN
In:  Kingdom    

Disclaimer: ITIS taxonomy is based on the latest scientific consensus available, and is provided as a general reference source for interested parties. However, it is not a legal authority for statutory or regulatory purposes. While every effort has been made to provide the most reliable and up-to-date information available, ultimate legal requirements with respect to species are contained in provisions of treaties to which the United States is a party, wildlife statutes, regulations, and any applicable notices that have been published in the Federal Register. For further information on U.S. legal requirements with respect to protected taxa, please contact the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

A gray bar