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Architettix compacta Hamilton 1990 (hairy cicada)

Insecta - Hemiptera - Tettigarctidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 178702

Full reference: K. G. A. Hamilton. 1990. Insects from the Santana Formation, Lower Cretaceous, of Brazil. Chapter 6: Homoptera. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 195:82-122

Belongs to Architettix according to M. S. Moulds 2018

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: AMNH 43690, an exoskeleton (male). Its type locality is Crato (Wunderlich collection), which is in an Aptian lacustrine - large lime mudstone in the Crato Formation of Brazil.


Average measurements (in mm): body length 14.1