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Genus Scaphytopius

Leafhopper - Scaphytopius frontalis Scaphytopius? - Scaphytopius nymph - Scaphytopius nymph - Scaphytopius Scaphytopius elegans - female Scaphytopius - Scaphytopius verecundus Scaphytopius acutus - female leafhopper – Scaphytopius sp.? - Scaphytopius frontalis
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 (Cicadas, Spittlebugs, Leafhoppers, and Treehoppers)
Superfamily Membracoidea (Leafhoppers and Treehoppers)
Family Cicadellidae (Typical Leafhoppers)
Subfamily Deltocephalinae
Tribe Scaphytopiini
Genus Scaphytopius
Explanation of Names
Scaphytopius (Ball, 1931)
TBA spp. in our area, ~180 spp. in 5 subgenera worldwide(1)
NOTE: the notation citing the taxonomic authority of the listed species may have been inputted erroneously. This is pending correction.
subgenus Cloanthanus
Scaphytopius abbreviatus (DeLong, 1916): southeastern U.S.
Scaphytopius acutus (Say, 1830): transcontinental U.S. and Canada
Scaphytopius amplinotus (Hepner, 1946): GA, FL
Scaphytopius analis (Van Duzee, 1923): AZ; Mexico
Scaphytopius andromus (Ball, 1931): FL
Scaphytopius angustatus (Osborn, 1905): eastern U.S. and Canada
Scaphytopius argutus (DeLong, 1945): eastern U.S. and Canada
Scaphytopius brevis (Van Duzee, 1907)
Scaphytopius calliandrus (Ball, 1931): CA, AZ, TX
Scaphytopius canus (Hepner, 1946): CA
Scaphytopius cinereus (Osborn & Ball, 1897): transcontinental U.S. and Canada
Scaphytopius cinnamoneus (Osborn, 1915): northeastern and midwestern U.S.; eastern Canada
Scaphytopius deltensis (Hepner, 1946): CA
Scaphytopius diabolus (Van Duzee, 1925): western U.S.
Scaphytopius dilatus (DeLong, 1944)
Scaphytopius dorsalis (Ball, 1909): eastern U.S.
Scaphytopius frontalis (Van Duzee, 1890): transcontinental U.S. and Canada to Costa Rica; Caribbean
Scaphytopius fulvus (Osborn, 1905): eastern U.S. and Canada
Scaphytopius fuscicephalus (Hepner, 1946): NM, TX, KS
Scaphytopius graneticus (Ball, 1931): CA, AZ
Scaphytopius guterranus (Ball, 1931): central and southwestern U.S.
Scaphytopius heldoranus (Ball, 1931): central and southwestern U.S.
Scaphytopius hymenocleae (Van Duzee, 1923): central and southwestern U.S.; Mexico
Scaphytopius insolitus (Hepner, 1946): FL
Scaphytopius jocosus (Van Duzee, 1923): southwestern and central U.S.
Scaphytopius latus (Baker, 1900): transcontinental U.S. and Canada, HI
Scaphytopius magdalensis (Provancher, 1889): eastern U.S. and Canada, WA
Scaphytopius meridianus (Hepner, 1946): southeastern U.S.
Scaphytopius modicus (Hepner, 1946): TX
Scaphytopius nasutus (Van Duzee, 1907): western U.S., FL, NJ; Mexico; Caribbean
Scaphytopius nigrifrons (DeLong, 1923): eastern U.S.
Scaphytopius nigriviridis (Ball, 1909): western U.S., TX
Scaphytopius oregonensis (Baker, 1900): western U.S. and Canada
Scaphytopius osborni (Van Duzee, 1910): TX to Guatemala
Scaphytopius pallidicapitatus (Hepner, 1946): LA, TX
Scaphytopius pallidiscutus (Hepner, 1946): CA
Scaphytopius radiatus (Hepner, 1946): TX
Scaphytopius rubellus (Sanders & DeLong, 1919): eastern U.S.
Scaphytopius scriptus (Ball, 1909): eastern U.S.
Scaphytopius scutellatus (Van Duzee, 1923): CA; Mexico
Scaphytopius slossoni (Van Duzee, 1910): LA, FL
Scaphytopius speciosus (Van Duzee, 1923): CA; Mexico
Scaphytopius triangularis (DeLong, 1945): eastern and central U.S.
Scaphytopius trilineatus (Ball, 1916): southeastern U.S.
Scaphytopius verecundus (Van Duzee, 1910): eastern U.S. and Canada
Scaphytopius viridicephalus (Hepner, 1946): AL, MS, TX
Scaphytopius vittifrons (Hepner, 1946): TX
subgenus Convelinus
Scaphytopius albifrons (Hepner, 1946): FL, TX
Scaphytopius anisacanus (Ball, 1931): AZ
Scaphytopius brunneus (Hepner, 1946): FL
Scaphytopius californiensis (Hepner, 1946): FL
Scaphytopius celtidis (Ball, 1931): AZ
Scaphytopius contractus (Hepner, 1946): southwestern U.S.
Scaphytopius desertanus (Ball, 1931): southwestern U.S.
Scaphytopius dodonanus (Ball, 1931): southwestern U.S.
Scaphytopius flavifrons (Hepner, 1946): southwestern U.S.
Scaphytopius fuscifrons (Van Duzee, 1894): central and western U.S., TN
Scaphytopius irroratus (Van Duzee, 1910): western U.S., NJ; Mexico
Scaphytopius loricatus (Van Duzee, 1894)
Scaphytopius nigricollis (Ball, 1916): western U.S.; Mexico
Scaphytopius pennatus (Hepner, 1946): southwestern U.S.
Scaphytopius torridus (Ball, 1916): southwestern U.S.
subgenus Scaphytopius
Scaphytopius catalinus (Ball, 1909): southwestern U.S.
Scaphytopius elegans (Van Duzee, 1890): transcontinental southern U.S.
Scaphytopius huachucus (DeLong, 1944): AZ
Scaphytopius majestus (Ball, 1909): western U.S.
Scaphytopius ritanus (Ball, 1931): AZ; Mexico
Scaphytopius texanus (DeLong, 1944): TX
subgenus Incertae sedis
Scaphytopius collaris (Sanders & DeLong, 1919): eastern U.S. and Canada

note: Scaphytopius dubius is not included in this list because its identity is... dubious.