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Siphanta acuta (Walker, 1851)
  type species

Basionym original publication
Walker F. 1851 - List of the specimens of Homopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. 2: 261-636. [448]
Chronological account
Poeciloptera acuta Walker, 1851 previous combination of Siphanta acuta (Walker, 1851) according to Stål (1862)
Poeciloptera cupido Walker, 1851 synonym of Siphanta acuta (Walker, 1851) according to Stål (1862)
Cromna elegans Costa, 1864 synonym of Siphanta acuta (Walker, 1851) according to Melichar (1902)
Phalainesthes schauinslandi Kirkaldy, 1899 synonym of Siphanta acuta (Walker, 1851) according to Kirkaldy (1902)
Poeciloptera hebes Walker, 1851 synonym of Siphanta acuta (Walker, 1851) according to Metcalf (1957)
Distribution map: extant taxa
Opacity 30%
Data accuracy
Level 4
Levels 1, 2 and 3
(TDWG standard) GBIF occurrences
Geographical distribution
Australia  according to  Bartlett et al. (2014): 166
New Zealand  according to  Bartlett et al. (2014): 166
New Zealand North  according to  Kirkaldy (1909): 81, Larivière et al. (2010)
New Zealand South  according to  Larivière et al. (2010)
Portugal  according to  Sousa et al. (2021): 6
United States of America (California)  according to  Bartlett et al. (2014): 166
United States of America (Hawaiian Islands)  according to  Asche (1997), Bartlett et al. (2014): 166
United States of America (Utah)  according to  Bartlett et al. (2014): 166
Vietnam  according to  Pham & Ta (2009): 248
Vernacular name(s)
Green planthopper in Australia (English) according to Larivière et al. (2010)
Green planthopper in New Zealand (English) according to Larivière et al. (2010)
Torpedo bug in United States of America (Hawaii) (English) according to Larivière et al. (2010)