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Genus Atymna

Treehopper - Atymna querci Treehopper - Atymna querci - male Atymna querci - male Treehopper - Atymna inornata Treehopper Atymna helena ? - Atymna querci Treehopper Atymna?  - Atymna querci - female Atymna querci or helena? - Atymna querci Treehopper - Atymna
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids and Allies)
Suborder Auchenorrhyncha (Free-living Hemipterans)
Superfamily Cicadoidea (Cicadas, Leafhoppers, and Treehoppers)
Family Membracidae (Treehoppers)
Subfamily Smiliinae
Tribe Smiliini
Genus Atymna
Explanation of Names
Atymna Stål 1867
Numbers
6 spp. in our area(1)
Identification
looks a lot like Cyrtolobus, but the crest ridge does not extend to the head. The nymphs are also different.
Range
New World(2)
Food
Host plants: Castanea, Quercus, Carya, Vitis(2)