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Genus Hylaius

Cicadellidae? - Hylaius oregonensis - male - female Hopper Nymph 1 - Hylaius Hemiptera - Hylaius oregonensis Leafhopper - Hylaius Blue lake leafhopper - Hylaius oregonensis - male Blue lake leafhopper - Hylaius oregonensis - male Hylaius Hylaius
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 Bathysmatophorinae
Tribe Bathysmatophorini
Genus Hylaius
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
treated by other workers in the subfam. Bathysmatophorinae Anufriev 1978(1)
Explanation of Names
Hylaius Oman & Musgrave 1975
only one described species, but genetic "barcoding" indicates that at least 2 biological species are present, with the BC and OR populations being quite divergent. Populations from WA have never been reported so far and may represent an undescribed species.
rare, found only on Pacific coastal areas from Vancouver Island, BC south to Corvallis, OR
info taken mostly from Dr Hamilton's comment of 30.v.2013