Evolution of the planthoppers (Insecta: Hemiptera: Fulgoroidea).

  title={Evolution of the planthoppers (Insecta: Hemiptera: Fulgoroidea).},
  author={Julie M Urban and Jason R Cryan},
  journal={Molecular phylogenetics and evolution},
  volume={42 2},
The planthopper superfamily Fulgoroidea (Insecta: Hemiptera) comprises approximately 20 described insect families, depending on which classification is followed. Multiple competing hypotheses of fulgoroid phylogeny have been published, based on either morphological character coding or DNA sequence data; however, those hypotheses disagree in several key aspects regarding the evolution of planthoppers. The current paper seeks to test these hypotheses, including the Asche (Asche, M. 1987… CONTINUE READING
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