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Genus Ophiderma

Treehopper - Ophiderma Treehopper 10 - Ophiderma pubescens Membracidae, dorsal - Ophiderma pubescens Brown and white treehopper - Ophiderma salamandra Ophiderma pubescens - Ophiderma evelyna Treehopper, Ophiderma? - Ophiderma Treehopper, Ophiderma? - Ophiderma Membracidae, dorsal - Ophiderma
Classification
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 (Cicadas, Spittlebugs, Leafhoppers, and Treehoppers)
Superfamily Membracoidea (Leafhoppers and Treehoppers)
Family Membracidae (Typical Treehoppers)
Subfamily Smiliinae
Tribe Smiliini
Genus Ophiderma
Explanation of Names
Ophiderma Fairmaire 1846
Greek ophis (οφις) 'snake' + derma (δερμα) 'skin'
Numbers
13 spp. in our area(1)
Range
NA, widespread in the east, 6 spp. reach Canada (in the east), 5 spp. restricted to AZ(1)
Food
Host plants: Castanea, Fagus, Quercus, Ulmus(2)