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Subgenus Plesiommata

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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 Cercopoidea (Spittlebugs)
Family Aphrophoridae (Typical Spittlebugs)
Subfamily Aphrophorinae
Tribe Aphrophorini
Genus Aphrophora
No Taxon Subgenus Plesiommata
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
NB: apparently a junior homonym of Plesiommata Provancher 1889 [Cicadellidae]
Explanation of Names
The name means 'close-set ocelli,' ―K.G.A. Hamilton