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Infraorder Fulgoromorpha - Planthoppers

Delphacid Planthopper - Stenocranus Delphacid Nymph? - Pissonotus binotatus leaf mimic planthopper - Acanalonia conica - female Flatid Planthopper nymph - Ormenoides venusta Spartidelphax - Prokelisia dolus Cixius sp. - Cixius UDCC_TCN 00069301 - Cixius sp1 - Yukonodelphax stramineosa - female
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 Fulgoromorpha (Planthoppers)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
comprehensive treatment in (1); overhaul of higher classification in (2)
>900 spp. in >170 genera of 13 families in 2 superfamilies in our area, >12,500 extant spp. in >2,200 genera of 21 families worldwide(3)
antennae inserted on the side of the "cheeks" below the eyes
antennae 3-segmented, antennomeres 1 & 2 thickened and round/egg-shaped, pedicel bearing a fine filamentous arista, the third segment
forewing with bifurcate ("Y"-shaped) anal vein
Visual guide to families (Bartlett 2007)
late instar nymphs: key to families (except Kinnaridae) in (5)
Print References
Works Cited
1.A review of the planthoppers (Hemiptera: Fulgoroidea) of the United States
Bartlett C. R., O'Brien L. B. & Wilson S. W. 2014. Memoirs of the American Entomological Society 50: 1-287.
2.Toward a new classification of planthoppers Hemiptera Fulgoromorpha: 1. What Do Fulgoridiidae Really Cover?
Bourgoin T., Szwedo J. 2022. Ann. Zool. 72: 951-962.
3.Bourgoin T. (2017) FLOW (Fulgoromorpha Lists on the Web): a world knowledge base dedicated to Fulgoromorpha. Version 8.
4.Bartlett C.R. and contributors (2017-) Planthoppers of North America
5.Immature insects, Vol. 1
Stehr F.W. 2011. Kendall Hunt Publishing. 768 pp.
6.The Leafhoppers and Planthoppers
L. R. Nault, J. G. Rodriguez. 1985. Wiley-Interscience.
7.Planthoppers: Their ecology and management
Denno R.F., Perfect J.T., eds. 1994. Chapman & Hall, NY. x+799 pp.