Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Upcoming Events

Photos of insects and people from the 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico, July 20-24

National Moth Week was July 23-31, 2022! See moth submissions.

Photos of insects and people from the Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Photos of insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Previous events


Species Heliria cristata

Talented Treehopper? - Heliria cristata Treehopper on plantain - Heliria cristata treehopper - Heliria cristata Heliria cristata Slate-gray buffalo treehopper - Heliria cristata - male Telamona sp. - Heliria cristata Pennsylvania Treehopper - Heliria cristata Heliria Cristata - Heliria cristata
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 Membracidae (Typical Treehoppers)
Subfamily Smiliinae
Tribe Telamonini
Genus Heliria
Species cristata (Heliria cristata)
Explanation of Names
Heliria cristata (Fairmaire, 1846)
e. US / Ont. (1)
Celtis occidentalis (common hackberry)
Corylus (hazelnut)
Fagus grandifolia (American beech)
Quercus alba (white oak)
Quercus macrocarpa (bur oak)
Quercus palustris (pin oak)
Quercus stellata (post oak)
Quercus velutina (black oak)(2)