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Genus Cyrtolobus

Load of Hoppers - Cyrtolobus pallidifrontis Membracidae - Cyrtolobus fuliginosus - male Treehopper 14 - Cyrtolobus arcuatus Cyrtolobus funkhouseri ? - Cyrtolobus vau - female Unknown Treehopper - Cyrtolobus Manitoba Membracid - Cyrtolobus vau Leafhopper - Cyrtolobus tuberosus Treehopper - Cyrtolobus dixianus
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 Membracidae (Treehoppers)
Subfamily Smiliinae
Tribe Smiliini
Genus Cyrtolobus
Explanation of Names
Cyrtolobus Goding 1892
'one with curved lobe'
~40 spp. in our area(1)
Canada to Mexico, widespread(2)
Hosts: Ostrya, Castanea, Fagus, Quercus, Liquidambar, Carya, Platanus(2)
Life Cycle
In Central Texas, primarily on oaks in Apr-May(3)