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Genus Chlorotettix

Hopper ID Request - Chlorotettix tergatus Leafhopper - Chlorotettix Deltocephalinae Leafhopper - Chlorotettix necopinus Chlorotettix iridescens - female Chlorotettix melanotus Chlorotettix Chlorotettix tergatus Chlorotettix galbanatus - female
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)
Infraorder Cicadomorpha
Superfamily Membracoidea (Leafhoppers, Treehoppers and Aetalionids)
Family Cicadellidae (Leafhoppers)
Subfamily Deltocephalinae
Tribe Pendarini
Genus Chlorotettix
Explanation of Names
Chlorotettix Van Duzee 1892
Numbers
45 spp. in our area (13 reach Canada)(1)(2), ~120 total(3)
Range
Canada to Argentina; in our area, more diverse in the east(1)(3)
Works Cited
1.Checklist of the Hemiptera of Canada and Alaska
Maw, H.E.L., R.G. Foottit, K.G.A. Hamilton and G.G.E. Scudder. 2000. NRC Research Press.
2.American Insects: A Handbook of the Insects of America North of Mexico
Ross H. Arnett. 2000. CRC Press.
3.Dmitriev D.A. (2003-) 3I interactive keys and taxonomic databases