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Tribe Elicini

Gray nymph on redwood - Danepteryx To blacklite - Neaethus Cicadellidae - Osbornia arborea Planthopper - Dictyobia semivitrea Dictyonissus griphus Neaethus vitripennis? - Neaethus Tribe Elicini? Tribe Elicini?
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 Tropiduchidae (Tropiduchid Planthoppers)
Tribe Elicini
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
members of this tribe used to be treated in Issidae
62 spp. in 10 genera in our area(1)
Danepteryx (Uhler, 1889): southwestern U.S.; northern Mexico
Dictyssonia (Ball, 1936): AZ
Dictyobia (Uhler, 1889): southwestern U.S.
Dictyonia (Uhler, 1889): western U.S.
Dictyonissus (Uhler, 1876): western U.S.; Mexico
Dictyssa (Melichar, 1906): western U.S.; Mexico
Dyctidea (Uhler, 1889): western U.S.
Misodema (Melichar, 1907): western U.S.
Neaethus (Stål, 1861): southwestern U.S.; Mexico
Osbornia (Ball, 1910): southwestern U.S.
Forewings reticulate, with some cells clear and membranous; pronotum often projecting forward beyond middle of eyes; clypeus usually strongly carinate(1)
sw. US to the Neotropics(1)(2)
this tribe should probably be placed in Nogodinidae—further investigation is required.