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Taxonavigation: Fulgoroidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Cladus: Pancrustacea
Cladus: Allotriocarida
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Paraneoptera
Superordo: Condylognatha
Ordo: Hemiptera
Subordo: Auchenorrhyncha
Infraorder: Fulgoromorpha
Superfamilia: Fulgoroidea

Familia: Fulgoridae
Subfamilia: Fulgorinae
Tribus: Fulgorini
Subtribus: Fulgorina
Genus: Fulgora
Species total (12):
Extant groups (9): F. caerulescens – F. castresii – F. cearensis – F. graciliceps – F. intricata – F. lampetis – F. laternaria – F. lucifera – F. orthocephala
Fossil groups (3): † F. granulosa – † F. obticescens – † F. populata

Unaccepted names: F. crocodilia – F. riograndensis



Fulgora Linnaeus, 1767

  • placed on the Official List of Generic Names in Zoology by ICZN (1954: 185)
  • Fixation: designated under the Plenary Powers by ICZN (1954: 185)


  • Dictyophara (Philotheria) Melichar, 1912
  • Noctiluca(e) Houttuyn, 1766 nomen nudum of Fulgora
  • Fvlgora Linné, 1767 wrong spelling
  • Fulgoram Lindenberg, 1779 wrong spelling
  • Fulgura Linné, 1767 wrong spelling
  • Fulgore Linné, 1767 wrong spelling
  • Gulgora Linné, 1767 wrong spelling



Primary references

  • Linné C. 1767 - II. Hemiptera. In: Linné C. 1767 - Systema Naturae. Editio duodecima, reformata, 1. p. 703-712. [730]
  • ICZN 1954: Opinion 322. Validation, under the plenary powers, of the generic name Fulgora Linnaeus, 1767 (class Insecta, order Hemiptera) and designation for the genus so named of a type species in harmony with current nomenclatorial practice. Opinions and declarations rendered by the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature 9(13): 185–208. BHL Reference page

Additional references

  • Fulgora - Taxon details in FLOW - Hemiptera data bases