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Family Acanaloniidae - Acanaloniid Planthoppers

Plant hopper nymph - Acanalonia bivittata Plant hopper nymph - Acanalonia bivittata Help with nymphs. - Acanalonia bivittata Acanalonia conica - female Planthopper - Acanalonia conica Acanalonia servillei Acanalonia conica Green planthopper - Acanalonia conica
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 Acanaloniidae (Acanaloniid Planthoppers)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
sometimes treated as a subfamily (Acanaloniinae) of Issidae
Explanation of Names
Acanaloniidae Amyot & Serville 1843
Numbers
20 spp. in 2 genera in our area (all but one in Acanalonia), >80 spp. in 14 genera worldwide(1)
Identification
usually green with broad prominently-veined wings held vertically, mimicking a leaf or seed pod
See Also
Comment by Bill Reynolds:
Acanaloniidae: wing veins are reticulated and cells do not line up into even rows

Flatidae: although wing veins are reticulated, they seem to line up more evenly into rows
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