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Tribe Phlepsiini

Hopper ID - Excultanus excultus Leafhopper - Texananus decorus Deltocephalinae Leafhopper - Excultanus excultus Leafhopper - Texananus Texanus something? - Texananus Can Anyone Confirm Paraphlepsius?  Species? - Excultanus excultus Texananus sp? - Texananus dark brown hopper with spots - Texananus
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids and Allies)
Suborder Auchenorrhyncha (Free-living Hemipterans)
Superfamily Cicadoidea (Cicadas, Leafhoppers, and Treehoppers)
Family Cicadellidae (Leafhoppers)
Subfamily Deltocephalinae
Tribe Phlepsiini
Explanation of Names
Phlepsiini Zahniser & Dietrich 2013
Numbers
almost 50 spp. in 2 genera* in our area, >80 spp. in 4 genera total(1)
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*the two are still treated as one in the Guide
Range
2 genera in the New World and 2 in Eurasia (mostly western) and Africa(1)