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Genus Heliria

Telamona scalaris - Heliria scalaris Dotted Hopper - Heliria Telamona ampelopsidis? - Heliria cornutula Heliria cristata Treehopper, Heliria? - Heliria Treehopper, Heliria? - Heliria Heliria cristata?? - Heliria cristata tree hopper - Heliria cornutula
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 Membracidae (Typical Treehoppers)
Subfamily Smiliinae
Tribe Telamonini
Genus Heliria
Explanation of Names
Heliria Stål 1867
Numbers
11 spp. in our area(1)
Heliria clitella (Ball, 1925): AZ
Heliria cornutula (Ball, 1925): eastern U.S.
Heliria cristata (Fairmaire, 1846): eastern and central U.S. and Canada
Heliria fitchi (Ball, 1925): eastern U.S. and Canada
Heliria gemma (Ball, 1925): eastern U.S. and Canada
Heliria gibberata (Ball, 1925): eastern U.S. and Canada
Heliria molaris (Butler, 1877): eastern and central U.S. and Canada
Heliria praealta (Fowler, 1894): western U.S.; transcontinental Canada
Heliria scalaris (Fairmaire, 1846): transcontinental U.S. and Canada
Heliria sinuata (Fowler, 1896): AZ, NM
Heliria strombergi (Goding, 1893): eastern and central U.S. and Canada
Range
NA; most spp. eastern, H. praealta transcontinental (QC-AB-WA-CO), 2 spp. restricted to sw. AZ-NM(1)
Remarks
The following images are of types or are representative of the taxa in this genus. They alone should not be used for identification due to the high variability of the species of the Telamonini. Click on the images to be taken to the info page of the species. Heliria scalaris is not currently represented here, but this is one of the more readily-identifiable species.

Heliria clitella — holotype from the Smithsonian


Heliria cornutula — holotype from the Smithsonian


Heliria cristata — representative image provided by M. Wallace


Heliria fitchi — holotype from the Smithsonian


Heliria gemma — holotype from the Smithsonian


Heliria gibberata — holotype from the Smithsonian


Heliria molaris — holotype from the British Museum


Heliria praealta — holotype Telamona rubidella (synonym) from the Smithsonian


Heliria sinuata — holotype from the Smithsonian


Heliria strombergi — representative image provided by M. Wallace
Works Cited
1.Richness of the Nearctic treehopper fauna (Hemiptera: Aetalionidae and Membracidae)
Deitz L.L., Wallace M.S. 2012. Zootaxa 3423: 1–26.