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Genus Orgerius

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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 Fulgoroidea (Planthoppers)
Family Dictyopharidae (Dictyopharid Planthoppers)
Subfamily Orgeriinae
Genus Orgerius
Explanation of Names
Orgerius Stål 1859
15 spp. in 2 subgenera, all in our area (+1 sp. from S. Africa, probably misplaced)(1)
Brachypterous, with several terga visible from above, tegulae hidden (all Orgeriinae); callosity behind eye; short vertex, less than 2x length of the eyes.
w. US (OR-CA to ID-CO-NM), most spp. restricted to CA(1)
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