Tettigarctidae

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Tettigarctidae
AustralianMuseum cicada specimen 12.JPG
Tettigarcta crinita specimen in the Australian Museum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hemiptera
Suborder: Auchenorrhyncha
Infraorder: Cicadomorpha
Superfamily: Cicadoidea
Family: Tettigarctidae
Genus: Tettigarcta
White, 1845
Species

The Tettigarctidae, also known as the hairy cicadas, are a small relictual (mostly extinct) family of primitive cicadas, containing a single genus Tettigarcta, with two extant species, one in southern Australia (Tettigarcta crinita), and the other in Tasmania (Tettigarcta tomentosa).

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