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Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

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DRAFT: Simple Guide to North American Membracidae

Here is a guide so you can identify treehoppers by their shape.

overview:
HORNS
--Genus Campylenchia
----Species Campylenchia latipes
----Species Campylenchia rugosa
--Genus Ceresa
--Genus Enchenopa
--Genus Entylia
----Species Entylia carinata
----Species Entylia turrita
--Genus Glossonotus
----Species Glossonotus acuminatus
----Species Glossonotus turriculatus
----Species Glossonotus univittatus
--Genus Heliria
----Species Heliria cristata
----Species Heliria gibberata
----Species Heliria mexicana
--Genus Hypsoprora
----Species Hypsoprora nogolata
--Genus Multareoides
----Species Multareoides bifurcatus
--Genus Philya
----Species Philya californiensis
----Species Philya ferruginosa
--Genus Platycentrus
----Species Platycentrus acuticornis
--Genus Platycotis
----Species Platycotis minax
----Species Platycotis vittata - Oak Treehopper
--Genus Thelia
----Species Thelia bimaculata - Locust Treehopper
--Genus Tropidocera
--Genus Umbonia
----Species Umbonia crassicornis - Thorn Treehopper
HUMPS
--Genus Antianthe
----Species Antianthe expansa - Keeled Tree Hopper
--Genus Archasia
----Species Archasia auriculata
----Species Archasia belfragei
--Genus Carynota
----Species Carynota marmorata - Marbled Treehopper
----Species Carynota mera
----Species Carynota stupida - Stupid Treehopper
--Genus Centrodontus
----Species Centrodontus atlas
--Genus Cyrtolobus
--Genus Gargara
--Genus Glossonotus
----Species Glossonotus acuminatus
----Species Glossonotus turriculatus
----Species Glossonotus univittatus
--Genus Hypsoprora
----Species Hypsoprora nogolata
--Genus Smilia
----Species Smilia camelus
----Species Smilia fasciata
--Genus Spissistilus
----Species Spissistilus festinus - Three-cornered Alfalfa Hopper

SMOOTH/NO HUMPS OR HORNS

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HORNS

Genus Campylenchia

--
Species Campylenchia latipes


--Species Campylenchia rugosa


Genus Ceresa
Compare with
Genus Spissistilus.
Here is a guide linked to the genus Ceresa, since there are so many species.


Genus Enchenopa
Here is a link to the Enchenopa guide because there are so many species.


Genus Entylia

--
Species Entylia carinata


--Species Entylia turrita


Genus Glossonotus

--
Species Glossonotus acuminatus


--Species Glossonotus turriculatus


--Species Glossonotus univittatus


Genus Heliria

--
Species Heliria cristata


--Species Heliria gibberata


--Species Heliria mexicana


Genus Hypsoprora

--
Species Hypsoprora nogolata


Genus Multareoides

--
Species Multareoides bifurcatus


Genus Philya

--
Species Philya californiensis


--Species Philya ferruginosa


Genus Platycentrus

--
Species Platycentrus acuticornis


Genus Platycotis

--
Species Platycotis minax


--Species Platycotis vittata - Oak Treehopper


Genus Thelia

--
Species Thelia bimaculata - Locust Treehopper


Genus Tropidocera


Genus Umbonia

--
Species Umbonia crassicornis - Thorn Treehopper


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HUMPS

Genus Antianthe

--
Species Antianthe expansa - Keeled Treehopper


Genus Archasia

--
Species Archasia auriculata


--Species Archasia belfragei


Genus Carynota

--
Species Carynota marmorata - Marbled Treehopper


--Species Carynota mera


--Species Carynota stupida - Stupid Treehopper


Genus Centrodontus

--
Species Centrodontus atlas


Genus Cyrtolobus
Here is a link to the Enchenopa guide because there are so many species.


Genus Gargara


Genus Smilia

--
Species Smilia camelus


--Species Smilia fasciata


Genus Spissistilus

--
Species Spissistilus festinus - Three-cornered Alfalfa Hopper
Compare with
Genus Ceresa.






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