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Genus Osbornellus

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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
Superfamily Membracoidea (Leafhoppers and Treehoppers)
Family Cicadellidae (Typical Leafhoppers)
Subfamily Deltocephalinae
Tribe Scaphoideini
Genus Osbornellus
Explanation of Names
Osbornellus Ball, 1932
26 spp. in our area(1), ~150 spp. in 4 subgenera total(2)
NOTE: the notation citing the taxonomic authority of the listed species may have been inputted erroneously. This is pending correction.
subgenus Osbornellus
Osbornellus auronitens (Provancher, 1889)
subgenus Incertae sedis
Osbornellus alatus Beamer, 1937: eastern U.S.
Osbornellus ater Beamer, 1937: TX
Osbornellus bifasciatus Beamer, 1937: AZ
Osbornellus borealis DeLong & Mohr, 1936: northwestern U.S.
Osbornellus capitatus DeLong & Knull, 1941
Osbornellus clarus Beamer, 1937: eastern U.S. and Canada, AZ
Osbornellus consors (Uhler, 1889): eastern U.S. and Canada
Osbornellus corniger Beamer, 1937: central U.S.
Osbornellus curvatus Beamer, 1937: CA
Osbornellus decorus Beamer, 1937: CA
Osbornellus filamentus DeLong & Beery, 1937
Osbornellus fumidus Beamer, 1937: AZ
Osbornellus ignavus Ball, 1936: western U.S.
Osbornellus knulli DeLong & Beery, 1937
Osbornellus limosus DeLong, 1941
Osbornellus lineatus Beamer, 1937: AZ
Osbornellus omani Beamer, 1937: AZ
Osbornellus pallidus Beamer, 1937: AZ
Osbornellus parallelus DeLong & Knull, 1941
Osbornellus ritanus Ball, 1932: AZ
Osbornellus rotundus Beamer, 1937: southeastern U.S.
Osbornellus scalaris Van Duzee, 1890: CA
Osbornellus spicatus Beamer, 1937: AZ
Osbornellus tenuis Beamer, 1937: AZ
Osbornellus unicolor Osborn, 1900: southeastern U.S.
challenging genus with a number of similar spp. (3)
New World & w. Palaearctic (Mediterranean + Middle East)(2)
Print References
Beamer R.H. (1937) A review of the genus Osbornellus in the United States and Canada. (Homoptera: Cicadellidae). J. Kans. Ent. Soc. 10: 89-112.