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Tribe Proconiini

leaf hopper - Oncometopia orbona Young Plant Hopper - Cuerna costalis Speckled Sharpshooter - Paraulacizes irrorata Oncometopia orbona Cuerna? - Cuerna Speckled Sharpshooter Leafhopper? - Paraulacizes irrorata Cicadellinae - Homalodisca insolita Paraulacizes irrorata
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 Cicadellinae (Sharpshooters)
Tribe Proconiini
at least 32 species in 6 genera in our area, ~350 species in >60 genera worldwide(1)
Cuerna alba
Cuerna alpina
Cuerna alta
Cuerna arida
Cuerna balli
Cuerna costalis (Lateral-lined Sharpshooter)
Cuerna curvata
Cuerna emeljanovi
Cuerna fenestella
Cuerna gladiola
Cuerna hasbroucki
Cuerna kaloostiani
Cuerna lyrifora
Cuerna obesa
Cuerna obtusa
Cuerna occidentalis (Occidental Sharpshooter)
Cuerna sayi
Cuerna striata
Cuerna unica
Cuerna yuccae (Yucca Sharpshooter)
Egidemia inflata
Homalodisca elongata
Homalodisca ichthyocephala
Homalodisca insolita (Johnsongrass Sharpshooter)
Homalodisca liturata (Smoketree Sharpshooter)
Homalodisca vitripennis (Glassy-winged Sharpshooter)
Oncometopia alpha
Oncometopia hamiltoni
Oncometopia nigricans (Black-winged Sharpshooter)
Oncometopia orbona (Broad-headed Sharpshooter)
Paraulacizes irrorata (Speckled Sharpshooter)
Phera centrolineata
This tribe is currently under revision and will eventually be split into at least two tribes—Oncometopiini and Proconiini.