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Genus Phera

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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 Cicadoidea (Cicadas, Leafhoppers, and Treehoppers)
Family Cicadellidae (Leafhoppers)
Subfamily Cicadellinae (Sharpshooters)
Tribe Proconiini
Genus Phera
Explanation of Names
Phera Stål 1864
1-2? spp. in our area, ~15 spp. total(1)
The distinguishing feature of this genus is the elongate prothorax, with the sides (propleuron) edged with a ridge under the pale band (Burks and Redak 2003).
US to Paraguay(1)