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Genus Eratoneura

Leafhopper ? - Eratoneura Eratoneura ardens Eratoneura sp. - Eratoneura Eratoneura sp. - Eratoneura Eratoneura certa - male Eratoneura - male Eratoneura - male Eratoneura - 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 Cicadomorpha (Cicadas, Spittlebugs, Leafhoppers, and Treehoppers)
Superfamily Membracoidea (Leafhoppers and Treehoppers)
Family Cicadellidae (Typical Leafhoppers)
Subfamily Typhlocybinae
Tribe Erythroneurini
Genus Eratoneura
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
formerly treated as a subgenus, or the "maculata" group, of Erythroneura
Explanation of Names
Eratoneura Young 1952
200 described spp. in the genus, all in our area(1)
2.3–3.7 mm(1)
orange/red spots evenly dispersed across the wings; crossvein near the wingtip oblique (transverse in Erythroneura s.str.)
identification of the "typically marked" species requires dissection
e NA to AZ (BG data); none known so far from Mexico(1)
hardwood forests
most feed on oak, but E. maculata, E. lamucata and E. noncuspidis feed on poison ivy (Toxicodendron radicans)