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Typified names:

Coleorrhyncha Myers & China 1929

NOMEN: Coleorrhyncha Myers & China 1929: 293 [J.G. Meyers, W.E. China. The systematic position of Peloridiidae as elucidated by a furthe study of the external anatomy of Hemiodoecus leai China. - Ann. Mag. nat. Hist., 1929, 105(3): 282-294]

ORIGINAL LISTED MEMBERSHIP (Myers & China 1929): Peloridiidae Peloridium  

SENIOR CIRCUMSCRIPTIONAL SYNONYMS:

= Pseudohomoptera Muir (in Bergroth 1924; in China 1924)

= Phanoptocorisa Esaki & China 1927

JUNIOR CIRCUMSCRIPTIONAL SYNONYMS:

= Coleorrhynchina Pearce 1936

= Peloridioptera Evans 1982 

TYPIFIED NAME IN BASIC FORMAT: Peloridium/fg [fg:1897]

TYPIFIED NAMES IN USE: Peloridiidae, Peloridiiformes, Peloridiina, Peloridiidomorpha

MODERN STATUS: the valid (while not the oldest) name of a generally accepted, holophyletic taxon.
Systematic position of Coleorrhyncha:

Arthroidignatha (Cimex/f=Cicada/g)
 
Plantisuga (Aphis/fg)
  Hemelytrata (Cimex/f=Cicada/g)
   
Auchenorrhyncha (Cicada/fg)
   
Heteropteroidea (Cimex/f=Notonecta/g)
      Coleorrhyncha
(Peloridium/fg)
     
Heteroptera (Cimex/f=Notonecta/g)

COMMENT. The name Coleorrhyncha is not the oldest, but the most widely used among its circumscriptional synonyms; because of this, it should be valid.