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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
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Upcoming Events

Discussion of 2018 gathering

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa

Photos from the 2010 Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa

Photos from the 2009 gathering in Washington


Subfamily Delphacinae

Delphacid? - Pissonotus nitens Pissonotus flabellatus ? - Pissonotus flabellatus Delphacid - Muellerianella laminalis Brackish marsh planthopper - Spartidelphax Metadelphax propinqua planthopper - Pissonotus Planthopper Oviposition scars with fluffy thing - Saccharosydne saccharivora
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids and Allies)
Suborder Auchenorrhyncha (Free-living Hemipterans)
Superfamily Fulgoroidea (Planthoppers)
Family Delphacidae (Delphacid Planthoppers)
Subfamily Delphacinae
3 tribes, of which the Delphacini, with >300 genera worldwide, is by far the largest, and includes all the native elements of our fauna
all the native spp. are members of the tribe Delphacini, one adventive sp. is in the Saccharosydnini