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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Superfamily Cicadoidea - Cicadas, Leafhoppers, and Treehoppers

leafhopper - Scaphoideus immistus unidentified Leafhopper - Chlorotettix Leafhopper - Gyponana Beameria sp. Green wings - Beameria - female Coelidia olitoria - Jikradia olitoria Four-spotted Clover Leafhopper - Agallia quadripunctata Scaphoideus - Scaphoideus immistus - male Okanagana - female
Classification
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)
Identification
Characters of the Cicadoidea per Folz (2001):
antennae short and aristate, arising in front of or between the eyes
tarsi 3-segmented
middle coxae short and contiguous
forewing with no Y-vein in anal area