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Nyktalos vigil Scudder 1890 (fulgorid planthopper)

Insecta - Hemiptera - Fulgoridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 351464

Alternative combination: Nyctophylax vigil

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 Nyktalos according to J. Szwedo et al. 2004

Sister taxon: Nyktalos uhleri

Type specimen: MCZ 1130, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Florissant (MCZ Collection), which is in a Chadronian lacustrine - large shale in the Florissant Formation of Colorado.


Average measurements (in mm): body length 16.0, tegmen length 14.8