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Genus Empoa

Leafhopper - Empoa gillettei - female leafhopper - Empoa russeola Typhlocyba gillettei - Empoa Brown-banded leafhopper - Empoa gillettei Typhlocyba rubricola - Empoa rubricola - female Teeny Hopper - Empoa venusta Typhlocyba venusta - Empoa venusta Empoa, perhaps venusta? - Empoa gillettei
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)
Family Cicadellidae (Leafhoppers)
Subfamily Typhlocybinae
Tribe Typhlocybini
Subtribe Typhlocybina
Genus Empoa
Explanation of Names
Empoa Fitch 1851
Numbers
16 spp. (all in the nominate subgenus) in our area, 24 spp. in 3 subgenera total(1)
Range
the nominate subgenus is confined to the US & Canada, two other subgenera in E. Palaearctic(1)