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Tribe Bahitini

Menosoma cincta - Menosoma cinctum Unknown hopper - Menosoma cinctum 11Sep2008.farmpond.BT.hemi1 - Menosoma cinctum Menosoma cincta? - Menosoma cinctum Menosoma cincta? - Menosoma cinctum Hopper  - Menosoma cinctum Menosoma cincta? - Menosoma cinctum Menosoma stonei - 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 Cicadomorpha
Superfamily Membracoidea (Leafhoppers and Treehoppers)
Family Cicadellidae (Typical Leafhoppers)
Subfamily Deltocephalinae
Tribe Bahitini
Explanation of Names
Bahitini Zahniser & Dietrich 2013
Numbers
2 spp. in one genus in our area, 25 genera total(1)
Range
primarily neotropical, with one sp. reaching se. Canada (QC-ON)(1)(2)
Habitat
most diverse in forested areas
Remarks
Morphologically similar to old world Selenocephalini, though genetically not closely related. Likely numerous members of Athysanini belong to this tribe.
Works Cited
1.Dmitriev D.A. (2003-) 3I interactive keys and taxonomic databases
2.Checklist of the Hemiptera of Canada and Alaska
Maw, H.E.L., R.G. Foottit, K.G.A. Hamilton and G.G.E. Scudder. 2000. NRC Research Press.