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Thamnotettix mutilata Scudder 1890 (leafhopper)

Insecta - Hemiptera - Cicadellidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 208060

Full reference: S. H. Scudder. 1890. The Tertiary Insects of North America. Report of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories XIII:1-734

Belongs to Thamnotettix according to S. H. Scudder 1890

Sister taxa: Thamnotettix ampliventris, Thamnotettix angustipennis, Thamnotettix anthracinus, Thamnotettix clypealis, Thamnotettix eocenicus, Thamnotettix fundi, Thamnotettix gannetti, Thamnotettix gracilentus, Thamnotettix packardi, Thamnotettix ustus

Type specimen: Lee 73, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Green River (Lee Collection), which is in a Bridgerian lacustrine - large diatomite/shale in the Green River Formation of Wyoming.

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Average measurements (in mm): body 4.55 x 1.40, tegmen 3.75 x 1.25