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Genus Eratoneura

Leafhopper - Eratoneura White, yellow, and black leafhopper - Eratoneura ardens Eratoneura osborni Leafhopper - Eratoneura beeri - male Eratoneura stephensoni leafhopper - Eratoneura Eratoneura bella Eratoneura
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 Typhlocybinae
Tribe Erythroneurini
Genus Eratoneura
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
formerly treated as a subgenus, or the "maculata" group, of Erythroneura
Explanation of Names
Eratoneura Young 1952
Numbers
200 described spp. in the genus, all in our area(1)
Size
2.3–3.7 mm(1)
Identification
orange/red spots evenly dispersed across the wings; has an oblique crossvein near the wingtip where Erythroneura s.str. have a transverse crossvein (see comparison)
Range
Nearctic, most diverse in e. US; none known so far from Mexico(1)
Habitat
hardwood forests
Food
most feed on oak, but E. maculata feeds on poison ivy
Internet References
Genus Eratoneura - description, taxa and interactive key