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Genus Cedusa

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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 Fulgoromorpha (Planthoppers)
Superfamily Fulgoroidea
Family Derbidae (Derbid Planthoppers)
Subfamily Breddiniolinae
Genus Cedusa
Explanation of Names
Cedusa Fowler 1904
33 spp. in our area, ~180 total(1)
see (2)(3)
e NA to Calif. to Argentina(1)
Nymphs feed on fungi in leaf litter. So far, this has been studied only in Florida on palm branch litter, but obviously this would also apply where cottonwoods produce so much litter. In Canada and the northern states, this genus is associated with willows, which are similarly trashy trees. ―K.G.A. Hamilton
member of the tribe Cedusini Emeljanov 1992
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