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Genus Dictyonia

Dictyonia obscura - Dictyonia undescribed - female Dictyonia obscura - Dictyonia undescribed - female Identification request - Dictyonia undescribed
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 Tropiduchidae (Tropiduchid Planthoppers)
Tribe Gaetuliini
Genus Dictyonia
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
sometimes treated among Nogodinidae(1)
Explanation of Names
Dictyonia Uhler, 1889
A single species in our area(2)
Dictyonia can be recognized among the Gaetuliini by the forewings covering the abdomen (vs. Danepteryx or Osbornia); wing nearly as wide as long and semicircular in shape, costal margin decidedly rounding; forewings tegmina partly opaque, usually with an oblique hyaline band across clavus and corium; forewings almost as broad as long (vs. semicircular in Dictyssa) , held almost vertically, cells of corium exceptionally few and large and distinctly angular.(2)
None reported(2)
Internet References
Genus Page - Univ. Delaware(2)