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Genus Cixidia

Achilid Planthopper - Cixidia variegata Planthopper nymph - Cixidia fusca Epiptera - Cixidia fusiformis Epiptera variegata - Cixidia variegata hopper - Cixidia Hemipteran - Cixidia opaca Brown planthopper - Cixidia fusca Cixidia colorata
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 Fulgoroidea (Planthoppers)
Family Achilidae (Achilid Planthoppers)
Genus Cixidia
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Epiptera, [i]Elidiptera, Helicoptera
Explanation of Names
Epiptera Metcalf 1922
Numbers
14 spp. in our area, ~40 total(1)
Range
holarctic; across NA(1)
Food
nymphs and adults feed on fungi under bark
Remarks
our only representative of the tribe Myconini(1)
Internet References
Genus page - Univ. Delaware(1)