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Genus Latalus

Hopper - Latalus personatus Latalus sayii Latalus sp - Latalus Leafhopper - Latalus sayii - male hopper with leopard spots - Latalus Latalus personatus - male Latalus personatus - male Latalus sayii - male
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 Paralimnini
Subtribe Paralimnina
Genus Latalus
Explanation of Names
Latalus DeLong & Sleesman 1929
10 spp. total, 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.
Latalus curtus (Beamer & Tuthill, 1934)
Latalus draculus (Ross & Hamilton, 1972)
Latalus histrionicus (Beirne, 1954)
Latalus intermedius (Ross & Hamilton, 1972)
Latalus latidens (Sanders & DeLong, 1919)
Latalus misellus (Ball, 1899)
Latalus personatus (Beirne, 1954)
Latalus remotus (Hamilton, 1987)
Latalus sayii (Fitch, 1851)
Latalus uncinatus (Beamer & Tuthill, 1934)
The phylogeny of this genus needs further study. Different authors have treated these species as members of various genera in the past. We consolidate them all here as Latalus under guidance from experts.