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Genus Gypona

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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 Cicadellidae (Typical Leafhoppers)
Subfamily Iassinae
Tribe Gyponini
Genus Gypona
__ species in our area, __ species in total
NOTE: the notation citing the taxonomic authority of the listed species may have been inputted erroneously. This is pending correction.
subgenus Obtusana
Gypona extrema (DeLong, 1942): TX
Gypona melanota (Spångberg, 1878): transcontinental, mainly eastern U.S. + Canada
Gypona mitana (DeLong, 1942): TX
Gypona verticalis (Stål, 1864): western U.S.
Gypona vexana (DeLong, 1942): western U.S. + Mexico
Found only on grasses (Poaceae).
this large genus may still be polyphyletic.

G. mediata (Caldwell, 1952), G. montana (Caldwell, 1952), G. puertoricensis (Caldwell, 1952), and G. viequensis (Caldwell, 1952) found in Puerto Rico. G. sanctithomasi (Caldwell, 1952) found in Virgin Islands.