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Genus Gyponana

Leafhopper - Gyponana octolineata Leafhopper Nymph - Gyponana Leafhopper - Gyponana Maybe Gyponana?? - Gyponana octolineata - male leafhopper - Gyponana cacumina Leafhopper Nymph - Gyponana Leaf hopper - Gyponana Leafhopper - Gyponana ortha - male
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 Gyponinae
Genus Gyponana
~50 spp. in our area(1)
Most of the fauna reviewed in(2). Nymphs have very strongly flattened head marked with faint orange stripes, and tremendously long antennae.
Life Cycle
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Very few species are readily identifiable based on external characters.
See Also
Ponana and Gypona nymphs are very similar but have dark markings.