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Tribe Peltonotellini

Hopper nymph or adult ? - Bruchomorpha beameri Planthopper - Bruchomorpha Aphelonema simplex - male Bruchomorpha Oculata? - Bruchomorpha oculata - female Bruchomorpha Nymph ? - Bruchomorpha tristis Caliscelidae - Bruchomorpha dorsata Caliscelidae, what's left - Bruchomorpha dorsata Aphelonema bivittata (Ball) - Aphelonema bivittata
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 Caliscelidae (Piglet Bugs)
Subfamily Caliscelinae
Tribe Peltonotellini
Explanation of Names
Peltonotellini Emeljanov 2008
47 spp. in 4 genera in our area(1), ~90 spp. in 18 genera total(2)