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Genus Sophonia

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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 Evacanthinae
Genus Sophonia
Explanation of Names
Sophonia Walker 1870
Numbers
A single (adventive) species in our area, ~40 spp. total
Range
Oriental genus
Remarks
our only representative of a small palaeotropical tribe Nirvanini