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Green river insect, Coleoptera or Trichoptera?

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holdinghistory

I was looking through some GRF insects that I had, and wondered if anyone had an ID for this one? I am mostly familiar with insects from amber inclusions, so it is a bit different looking at them on rock. Some options I thought of were a species of beetle, caddisfly, or maybe a cicada? Any information would be great! 

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oilshale

Yep, cicada.

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doushantuo

I think it might be  Lithopsis.

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holdinghistory

Thanks guys! What work is that from? I will try to find the description for Lithopsis and see if it is a match. Appreciate the help!

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piranha
1 hour ago, holdinghistory said:

...What work is that from?...

 

That is frustrating, an image attachment and possible species, but no citation or link.

 

Shcherbakov, D.E. (2006)

The earliest find of Tropiduchidae (Homoptera: Auchenorrhyncha), representing a new tribe, from the Eocene of Green River, USA, with notes on the fossil record of higher Fulgoroidea.

Russian Entomological Journal, 15(3):315-322  PDF LINK

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holdinghistory

Thank you! I will label it tentatively as a Lithopsis, until I can find some more information to confirm it. I appreciate the help!

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Tidgy's Dad

Lovely specimen! :)

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