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Upcoming Events

Discussion of 2018 gathering

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

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa

Photos from the 2010 Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa

Photos from the 2009 gathering in Washington


Genus Homalodisca

Sharpshooter - Homalodisca vitripennis Homalodisca vitripennis large sharpshooter - Homalodisca vitripennis Leafhopper Nymph - Homalodisca vitripennis Homalodisca vitripennis? - Homalodisca insect on lime tree - Homalodisca - male - female Homalodisca vitripennis - Glassy-winged Sharpshooter for confirmation and record - Homalodisca vitripennis - female Flying hard shelled bug... - Homalodisca
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 Cicadoidea (Cicadas, Leafhoppers, and Treehoppers)
Family Cicadellidae (Leafhoppers)
Subfamily Cicadellinae (Sharpshooters)
Tribe Proconiini
Genus Homalodisca
Explanation of Names
Homalodisca Stål 1869
4 spp. in our area, 20 spp. total(1)
US to Paraguay; in our area, widespread in so. & e. US(1)