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Family Achilidae - Achilid Planthoppers

hopper sp. - Synecdoche dimidiata Achilid - Catonia Planthopper nymph - Cixidia floridae BIIIIIG Planthopper!! - Cixidia opaca Achilid Planthopper - Synecdoche impunctata Synecdoche dimidiata Achilid Planthopper - Opsiplanon luellus Catonia nava? - Catonia nava
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 Fulgoroidea (Planthoppers)
Family Achilidae (Achilid Planthoppers)
Explanation of Names
Achilidae Stål 1866
55 spp. in 8 genera in our area, >500 spp. in ~160 genera worldwide(1)
Internet References
Family Page - Univ. Delaware(1)