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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Genus Neohecalus

Hecalus or Neohecalus lineatus - Neohecalus lineatus - male Neohecalus lineatus - male - female Neohecalus lineatus - female Neohecalus lineatus - female Neohecalus on Prairie Cord Grass, dorsal - Neohecalus magnificus - female Cicadellidae, dorsal - Neohecalus magnificus - female Neohecalus magnificus - male Neohecalus lineatus - male
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 Cicadellidae (Typical Leafhoppers)
Subfamily Deltocephalinae
Tribe Hecalini (Shovelhead Leafhoppers)
Subtribe Hecalina
Genus Neohecalus
Explanation of Names
Neohecalus Linnavuori 1975
Numbers
4 spp., all in our area(1)
NOTE: the notation citing the taxonomic authority of the listed species may have been inputted erroneously. This is pending correction.
Neohecalus apicalis (Van Duzee, 1909): FL, GA
Neohecalus constrictus (DeLong, 1938): FL
Neohecalus lineatus (Uhler, 1877): eastern to central U.S.
Neohecalus magnificus (Hamilton, 2000)