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Tribe Nephesini

Planthopper? - Metcalfa pruinosa planthopper  - Flatormenis proxima Citrus Flatid Planthopper nymph Pale green flatid - Flatormenis proxima Northern Flatid Planthopper - Flatormenis proxima Flatormenis proxima Flatid Planthopper Nymph Hopper species - Petrusa epilepsis
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 Flatidae (Flatid Planthoppers)
Subfamily Flatinae
Tribe Nephesini
Explanation of Names
Nephesini Melichar 1923
TBA spp. in 6(?) genera in our area (with numerous undescribed) (1)
Flatormenis (Melichar, 1923)
Melormenis (Metcalf, 1938)
Metcalfa (Caldwell, 1951)
Ormenaria (Fennah, 1947)
Ormenoides (Melichar, 1923)
Petrusa (Stal, 1962)