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

Subfamily Delphacinae

larval insects - Megamelus davisi Brown delphacid planthopper w/ rings on antennae - Metadelphax wetmorei Delphacinae - Nothodelphax venusta Stobaera concinna? - Stobaera Delphacid - Muirodelphax - female planthopper - Penepissonotus bicolor Pissonotus brunneus KUNHM-ENT SMO327280 - Pissonotus rubrilatus - female
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 (Planthoppers)
Superfamily Delphacoidea
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