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Genus Platypedia

Cicada, pacific coastal montane forest. 635m ASL found May 28,2006 - Platypedia areolata Okanagana? - Platypedia putnami Unknown Cicadidae - Platypedia putnami Unknown Cicadidae - Platypedia putnami Putnam's Cicada (Platypedia putnami) - Platypedia putnami Platypedia putnami Platypedia bernardinoensis - male Mountain Cicada? - Platypedia
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 Cicadoidea (Cicadas)
Family Cicadidae (Cicadas)
Subfamily Tettigadinae
Genus Platypedia
Numbers
23 spp. in our area(1)
Identification
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.
Range
w. US east to SD-NE(1)