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Discussion of 2018 gathering

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

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa

Photos from the 2010 Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa

Photos from the 2009 gathering in Washington


Genus Orgerius

Grey Diamond Hopper - Orgerius ID for Orgerius in California? - Orgerius Dictyopharid from California - Orgerius Orgerius from Ben Lomond Sand Hills - Orgerius Hopper nymph (or not) - Orgerius Orgerius sp. - Orgerius Orgerius? - Orgerius Orgerius? - Orgerius
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 Fulgoroidea (Planthoppers)
Family Dictyopharidae (Dictyopharid Planthoppers)
Subfamily Orgeriinae
Genus Orgerius
Explanation of Names
Orgerius Stål 1859
15 spp. in 2 subgenera, all in our area (+1 sp. from S. Africa, probably misplaced)(1)
Brachypterous, with several terga visible from above, tegulae hidden (all Orgeriinae); callosity behind eye; short vertex, less than 2x length of the eyes.
w. US (OR-CA to ID-CO-NM), most spp. restricted to CA(1)
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