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Genus Thionia

Thionia bullata Planthopper - Thionia elliptica Issid planthopper - Thionia bullata Issid Planthopper - Thionia elliptica Thionia - Thionia bullata Leafhopper - Thionia bullata Thionia elliptica (Germar) - Thionia elliptica Planthopper - Thionia bullata
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)
Infraorder Fulgoromorpha
Superfamily Fulgoroidea (Planthoppers)
Family Issidae (Issid Planthoppers)
Subfamily Thioniinae
Genus Thionia
Explanation of Names
Thionia Stål 1859
8 spp. in our area, ~80 total(1)
5.5-8.1 mm(2)
Adult: vertex chevron-like, depressed through middle and with sharply elevated margins; frons typically elongate with elevated margins and three carinae(2)
Thionia bullata            Thionia elliptica          Thionia producta          Thionia quinquata    Thionia simplex

e NA to AZ / s. to SA(1)
Print References
Gnezdilov, V.M. 2018. To the revision of the genus Thionia Stål (Hemiptera, Fulgoroidea, Issidae), with description of new genera and new subtribe. Zootaxa 4434 (1): 158–170. (3)
Internet References
Genus page - Univ. Delaware(1)