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Genus Xyphon

hopper - Xyphon reticulatum Leafhopper - Xyphon reticulatum Unid. Leafhopper Nymph - Xyphon Misc. 1 - Xyphon flaviceps Deltocephalinae - Xyphon Cicadellidae - Xyphon reticulatum Leafhopper - Xyphon flaviceps Xyphon flaviceps
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 Cicadellini
Genus Xyphon
Explanation of Names
Xyphon Hamilton 1985
6 spp., all in our area(1)
key to spp. in(1)
Works Cited
1.A revision of the New World sharpshooter genus Xyphon Hamilton (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Cicadellinae)
Catanach T.A., Dietrich C.H., Woolley J.B. 2013. Zootaxa 3741: 490-510.