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Genus Prairiana

Unknown Hopper - Prairiana Leafhopper - Prairiana dualis - male Leafhopper - Prairiana Leafhopper - Prairiana Red-eyed Leafhopper - Prairiana sidana Cicadellidae - Prairiana Prairiana sp. - Prairiana Prairiana longiora? - Prairiana longiora
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 Cicadoidea (Cicadas, Leafhoppers, and Treehoppers)
Family Cicadellidae (Leafhoppers)
Subfamily Iassinae
Tribe Gyponini
Genus Prairiana
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Negosiana is often treated as a separate genus
Explanation of Names
Prairiana Ball 1920
'prairie' + the suffix -ana, traditionally used in the names of the related genera
12 spp. in our area, 17 total(1)
Canada to Argentina(1)