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Genus Publilia

Hopper(?) with ants and eggs(?) - Publilia concava treehopper tended by ant (3 of 3) - Publilia treehopper? - Publilia modesta Publilia concava? - Publilia concava Green and white striped treehopper found with two Publilia modesta. - Publilia modesta Treehopper - Publilia concava Publilia concava - male dorsal - Publilia modesta
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids and Allies)
Suborder Auchenorrhyncha (True Hoppers)
Infraorder Cicadomorpha
Superfamily Membracoidea (Leafhoppers and Treehoppers)
Family Membracidae (Typical Treehoppers)
Subfamily Smiliinae
Tribe Polyglyptini
Genus Publilia
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
will likely be sunk into Entylia as a subgenus (Dr Hamilton)
Explanation of Names
Publilia Stål 1866
5 spp. in our area(1)
Publilia concava (Say 1824): transcontinental U.S., Canada; Mexico
Publilia erecta (Plummer 1935): AZ; Mexico
Publilia modesta (Uhler 1872): western U.S. into NY, Canada; Mexico
Publilia porrecta (Fowler 1896): AZ, UT
Publilia reticulata (Van Duzee, 1908): eastern U.S. and Canada
New World, incl. most of our area north to NS-NT-WA(1)(2)