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Genus Eratoneura

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Classification
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 Cicadoidea (Cicadas, Leafhoppers, and Treehoppers)
Family Cicadellidae (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
Numbers
200 described spp. in the genus, all in our area(1)
Size
2.3–3.7 mm(1)
Identification
orange/red spots evenly dispersed across the wings; has an oblique crossvein near the wingtip where Erythroneura s.str. have a transverse crossvein (see comparison)
Range
Nearctic, most diverse in e. US; none known so far from Mexico(1)
Habitat
hardwood forests
Food
most feed on oak, but E. maculata, E. lamucata and E. noncuspidis feed on poison ivy (Toxicodendron radicans) Illinois Wildflowers
Internet References
Genus Eratoneura - description, taxa and interactive key