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Genus Deltocephalus

black and white hopper - Deltocephalus flavocostatus Cicadellidae, face - Deltocephalus flavocostatus Cicadellidae - Deltocephalus Hopper 2 - Deltocephalus Leafhopper - Deltocephalus flavocostatus Deltocephalus (flavocostatus?) - Deltocephalus Leafhopper - Deltocephalus pulicaris - male Leafhopper - Deltocephalus pulicaris - male
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 Deltocephalini
Genus Deltocephalus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
treated here in a wider sense than in(1)
Explanation of Names
Deltocephalus Burmeister 1838
Identification
..."recognized by the black coloration on the vertex in the form of spots, bars, and bands, which in some cases extend down along the eyes on the face, and by numerous heavy black arcs or bars on the face." (2)
Works Cited
1.Dmitriev D.A. (2003-) 3I interactive keys and taxonomic databases
2.The leafhoppers, or Cicadellidae, of Illinois (Eurymelinae - Balcluthinae)
Dwight Moore Delong. 1948. Bulletin of the Illinois Natural History Survey, Volume 24, Article 2, State of Illinois.