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Genus Neaethus

Neaethus - Neaethus similis Neaethus - Neaethus maculatus N. similis - Neaethus similis N. jacintiensus from Santa Cruz Island - Neaethus jacintiensus Planthopper - Neaethus Neaethus vitripennis? - Neaethus Neaethus sp.  Planthopper ? - Neaethus Which Plant Hopper ?? - Neaethus
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
Superfamily Fulgoroidea (Planthoppers)
Family Tropiduchidae (Tropiduchid Planthoppers)
Tribe Elicini
Genus Neaethus
Explanation of Names
Neaethus (Stål, 1861)
17 spp, all in our area(1)(2)
Neaethus bicornis (Doering, 1941): CA
Neaethus consuetus (Doering, 1941): CA
Neaethus curvaminis (Doering, 1938): AZ
Neaethus diversus (Doering, 1938): AZ
Neaethus fenestratus (Melichar, 1906): AZ, CA, NM, UT
Neaethus fragosus (Van Duzee, 1921): CA
Neaethus grossus (Melichar, 1906): AZ, CA
Neaethus jacintiensus (Doering, 1938): CA; Mexico (Baja California)
Neaethus maculatus (Melichar, 1906): CA
Neaethus nigronervosus (Melichar, 1906): AZ, CA, UT
Neaethus perlucidus (Doering, 1938): CA
Neaethus semivitreus (Fowler, 1896): CA
Neaethus similis (Doering, 1938): CA
Neaethus sinehamatus (Doering, 1938): CA
Neaethus unicus (Doering, 1941): CA
Neaethus uniformis (Doering, 1938): AZ, CA
Neaethus vitripennis (Stål, 1854): AZ, CA
Broadly rounded transparent to translucent wings, with prominent veins. Most associated with oak species. Key to species here.
mostly CA-AZ(2)
Internet References
Genus page - Univ. Delaware(2)