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Petrolystra Scudder 1878 (froghopper)

Insecta - Hemiptera

PaleoDB taxon number: 206853

Full reference: S. H. Scudder. 1878. An Account of Some Insects of Unusual Interest from the Tertiary Rocks of Colorado and Wyoming. Bulletin of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories 4(2):519-543

Parent taxon: Aphrophorinae according to S. H. Scudder 1878

Sister taxa: Aphrophora, Blenniphora, Luisphantyelus, Natajephora, Palaeoptysma, Palaphrodes, Philagra, Ptysmaphora, Sinophora

Subtaxa: Petrolystra gigantea, Petrolystra heros

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Ecology: epifaunal grazer