Shcherbakov D.E. 2022. New Dysmorphoptilidae (Cicadomorpha) from the end-Permian and Middle Jurassic of Siberia: earliest evidence of acoustic communication in Hemiptera and the latest find of the family // Russian Entomol. J. Vol.31. No.2: 108–113 [in English].

Borissiak Paleontological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Profsoyuznaya St. 123, Moscow, 117647, Russia. E-mail:

doi: 10.15298/rusentj.31.2.02

ABSTRACT. Two new monotypic genera of Dysmorphoptilidae are described. Unturella truncata gen. et sp.n. with a preserved stridulatory area from the end-Permian of the Tunguska Basin is the earliest conclusive evidence of acoustic communication in Hemiptera. Eumorphoptila pritykinae gen. et sp.n. from the Middle Jurassic (Bathonian) of Kubekovo near Krasnoyarsk is the latest record of the family.

KEY WORDS: Homoptera, Auchenorrhyncha, Prosboloidea, morphology, stridulation, plastron, mimicry, Permian–Triassic boundary.

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