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Subgenus Scolops

Scolops sulcipes On black eyed Susan - Scolops sulcipes Scolops sulcipes? - Scolops sulcipes Scolops sulcipes Dictyopharidae, dorsal - Scolops angustatus Snout - Scolops sulcipes sp1 - Scolops neomexicanus - female sp1 - Scolops uhleri - male
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 Scoloptini
Genus Scolops
No Taxon Subgenus Scolops
27 spp., all in our area(1)
most of the US, 4 spp. range into Canada; more diverse in the west, only 4 spp. in the east(1)
"Andy is probably right that perdix and pungens are the same." --C.R. Bartlett, pers. comm. to =v= 31.vii.2017