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Genus Atanus

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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 (True Hoppers)
Infraorder Cicadomorpha
Superfamily Membracoidea (Leafhoppers and Treehoppers)
Family Cicadellidae (Typical Leafhoppers)
Subfamily Deltocephalinae
Tribe Athysanini
No Taxon (incertae sedis)
Genus Atanus
Explanation of Names
Atanus Oman, 1938
7 spp. in our area, ~50 total(1)
Atanus atascasus (Ball, 1936): AZ
Atanus gracilis DeLong, 1978: TN
Atanus laminus DeLong, 1978: FL, GA
Atanus perspicillatus (Osborn & Ball, 1897): eastern U.S.
Atanus rubralineus (DeLong, 1924): FL
Atanus tenuis DeLong, 1978: IN
Atanus texanus DeLong, 1978: TX
US (widespread) to Chile & Argentina(1)