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Genus Chlorotettix

Leafhopper - Chlorotettix necopinus Chlorotettix sp.? - Chlorotettix Chlorotettix  - Chlorotettix galbanatus Chlorotettix - female Chlorotettix viridius Chlorotettix lusorius Chlorotettix Chlorotettix viridius - 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 (True Hoppers)
Infraorder Cicadomorpha
Superfamily Membracoidea (Leafhoppers and Treehoppers)
Family Cicadellidae (Typical Leafhoppers)
Subfamily Deltocephalinae
Tribe Pendarini
Genus Chlorotettix
Explanation of Names
Chlorotettix Van Duzee 1892
Numbers
45 described spp. in our area (13 reach Canada)(1)(2) and many undescribed; ~120 in 2 subgenera total(3)
Range
Canada to Argentina; in our area, more diverse in the east(1)(3)
Remarks
molecular barcoding has shown that the genus Doleranus belongs within Chlorotettix (unpublished data)
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