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Genus Rhynchomitra

leaf hopper? - Rhynchomitra lingula Planthopper nymph  - Rhynchomitra Pointed-snouted planthopper - Rhynchomitra microrhina Rhynchomitra microrhina Rhynchomitra recurva UDCC_NRI 00006520 - Rhynchomitra lingula - male UDCC_NRI 00006520 - Rhynchomitra lingula - male Rhynchomitra 	recurva - Rhynchomitra recurva
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 Fulgoromorpha (Planthoppers)
Superfamily Fulgoroidea
Family Dictyopharidae (Dictyopharid Planthoppers)
Subfamily Dictyopharinae
Tribe Nersiini
Genus Rhynchomitra
Explanation of Names
Rhynchomitra Fennah 1944
Greek rhynchos 'snout' + Latin mitra 'turban'
Numbers
3 spp. in our area, 5 total(1)
Rhynchomitra lingula (Van Duzee, 1908): atlantic and gulf coasts, NY to TX
Rhynchomitra microrhina (Walker 1851): throughout eastern U.S.
Rhynchomitra recurva (Metcalf, 1923): FL, LA, NC, SC, TX
Extralimital
Rhynchomitra cubanensis (Melichar, 1912): Cuba (misplaced to genus)
Rhynchomitra mexicana Fennah, 1944: Mexico (Veracruz)
Identification
Rhynchomitra dorsal comparison
Rhynchomitra dorsal comparison
Rhynchomitra dorsal comparison
Range
U.S. to Mexico
Remarks
come to lights
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