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Tribe Darnini

Treehopper - Stictopelta caerulea Plant hopper - Stictopelta marmorata On Annual Sun Flowers - Stictopelta pulchella Stictopelta marmorata? - Stictopelta marmorata Stictopelta marmorata? - Stictopelta marmorata Stictopelta marmorata? - Stictopelta Hebetica sylviae - adult - Hebetica sylviae Stictopelta nova
Classification
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 Darninae
Tribe Darnini
Numbers
6 spp. in 2 genera in our area (plus a questionable record of Darnis lateralis), 15 genera total(1)
Range
Neotropical group ranging into sw US & recently discovered in KY(1)
Works Cited
1.First record of the treehopper tribe Darnini (Hemiptera: Membracidae: Darninae) from Eastern United States...
McKamey S.H., Sullivan-Beckers L. 2019. Proc. Ent. Soc. Wash. 121: 449-460.