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Genus Platypedia

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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 (Cicadas, Spittlebugs, Leafhoppers, and Treehoppers)
Superfamily Cicadoidea (Cicadas)
Family Cicadidae (Cicadas)
Subfamily Tibicininae
Tribe Platypediini
Genus Platypedia
23 spp. in our area(1)
Distinguished from Neoplatypedia in part by 8 marginal cells instead of 7. Separated from other Tettigadinae by the radial cell's distal node located 2/3 of the way along the costa rather than centered.
w. US east to SD-NE(1)