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Genus Beameria

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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 Cicadidae (Cicadas)
Subfamily Cicadinae
Genus Beameria
Currently, there are 2 species documented from the US

Very small species ~0.6-0.75 inches in total length
Refer to the following:
Central & sw. USA
Associated with Prairies and grasslands (often near scrub forests in arid regions)