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Genus Flatormenis

planthopper - Flatormenis proxima Hopper - Flatormenis saucia Citrus Flatid Planthopper Nymph - Flatormenis proxima unidentified Planthopper 2 - Flatormenis proxima Northern Flatid Planthopper? - Flatormenis proxima White and green flatid(?) planthopper - Flatormenis proxima Flatormenis?? - Flatormenis proxima Coccoidea - Flatormenis saucia
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 Fulgoromorpha
Superfamily Fulgoroidea (Planthoppers)
Family Flatidae (Flatid Planthoppers)
Subfamily Flatinae
Tribe Nephesini
Genus Flatormenis
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
our species used to be treated in Ormenis Stål 1862
Explanation of Names
Flatormenis Melichar 1923
Numbers
2 spp. described in our area, 14 total(1)
C. Bartlett notes: "There is at least one undescribed Flatormenis in Arizona (and possibly 1 in California)."
Flatormenis proxima (Walker 1851): eastern U.S. and Canada
Flatormenis saucia (Van Duzee, 1912): southwestern U.S., TX, OK
Range
e NA to sw US / Mex. to Peru / W. Indies(1)
Food
Polyphagous
Remarks
No keys to species. It is likely that the genus needs revision.
They do little damage.

Flatormenis pseudomarginata (Muir, 1924) found in Puerto Rico.
Internet References
Genus page - Univ. Delaware(1)