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Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

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Photos from the 2010 Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa

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Tribe Phlepsiini

Black light - Excultanus excultus Planthopper Nymph in cactus flower - Texananus An hemipt'rous hopper - ID request. - Texananus Leafhopper - Texananus Gyponinae? - Texananus Leafhopper - Excultanus excultus grey and brown hopper - Excultanus excultus Excultanus excultus
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 Cicadellidae (Leafhoppers)
Subfamily Deltocephalinae
Tribe Phlepsiini
Explanation of Names
Phlepsiini Zahniser & Dietrich 2013
almost 50 spp. in 2 genera* in our area, >80 spp. in 4 genera total(1)
*the two are still treated as one in the Guide
2 genera in the New World and 2 in Eurasia (mostly western) and Africa(1)