Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Subfamily Delphacinae

Delphacid Planthopper? - Pissonotus marginatus planthopper - Pissonotus dorsalis Megamelus More images from NE California - Laccocera flava - female Spartidelphax penedetectus - male Planthopper - Pissonotus - female Pissonotus binotatus macropter - Pissonotus binotatus Tarophagus colocasiae
Classification
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 Delphacidae (Delphacid Planthoppers)
Subfamily Delphacinae
Numbers
3 tribes, of which the Delphacini, with >300 genera worldwide and 57 in our area, is by far the largest, and includes all the native elements of our fauna
Remarks
all the native spp. are members of the tribe Delphacini, one adventive sp. is in the Saccharosydnini