ammonites
banner
Gateway to the Paleobiology Database
Palaphrodes obscura Scudder 1890 (froghopper)

Insecta - Hemiptera - Aphrophoridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 208149

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 Palaphrodes according to S. H. Scudder 1890

Sister taxa: Palaphrodes cincta, Palaphrodes irregularis, Palaphrodes obliqua, Palaphrodes transversa

Type specimen: MCZ 1084, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Florissant (MCZ Collection), which is in a Chadronian lacustrine - large shale in the Florissant Formation of Colorado.

Ecology:

Average measurements (in mm): body 9.25 x 3.20