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Tribe Elicini

Hopper? - Neaethus brush-tailed nymph wards off ant - Dictyonissus griphus Issid hopper - Dictyobia semivitrea Danepteryx ? - Danepteryx Danepteryx? - Danepteryx Misodema reticulata Melichar - Misodema reticulata Dictyonia sp. (Maybe D. obscura?) - Dictyonia D. robusta male - Danepteryx robusta - male
Classification
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
Superfamily Fulgoroidea (Planthoppers)
Family Tropiduchidae (Tropiduchid Planthoppers)
Tribe Elicini
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
members of this tribe used to be treated in Issidae
Numbers
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.
Identification
Forewings reticulate, with some cells clear and membranous; pronotum often projecting forward beyond middle of eyes; clypeus usually strongly carinate(1)
Range
sw. US to the Neotropics(1)(2)
Remarks
this tribe should probably be placed in Nogodinidae—further investigation is required.