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Tribe Scaphoideini

Pretty Leafhopper - Osbornellus Leafhopper - Scaphoideus opalinus Unknown Hemiptera  - Scaphoideus pullus Leafhopper - Scaphoideus - female Leafhopper - Osbornellus clarus leafhopper - Scaphoideus Scaphoideus Leafhopper - Scaphoideus Scaphoideus
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 Cicadomorpha
Superfamily Membracoidea (Leafhoppers and Treehoppers)
Family Cicadellidae (Typical Leafhoppers)
Subfamily Deltocephalinae
Tribe Scaphoideini
Explanation of Names
Scaphoideini Oman 1943
Numbers
6 genera confirmed in our area, ~60 genera worldwide(1)
Range
worldwide(1)
Habitat
forests
Food
grasses, herbaceous vegetation (woody hosts required for oviposition)
Remarks
Used to include Twiningia—molecular analysis has shown that this genus clades with Platymetopius (Athysanini).