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Genus Dikraneura

Hopper ID Request - Dikraneura angustata Leafhopper - Dikraneura rufula Leafhopper - Dikraneura Leafhopper - Dikraneura Leafhopper IMG_4673 - Dikraneura Dikraneura abnormis? - Dikraneura abnormis leafhopper 12 - Dikraneura angustata Dikraneura arizona - male
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 Dikraneurini
Genus Dikraneura
Explanation of Names
Dikraneura Hardy 1850
Numbers
2 subgenera (one monotypic), with >20 spp. in our area, ~50 spp. total(1)
Size
2-5 mm
Identification
usually small, slender, variably pale green to orange, yellowish, or whitish, often unmarked but some have orange, yellow, or red stripes or spots; forewing may be translucent or transparent, especially toward tip; head angular with rounded point
Range
most of the northern hemisphere (primarily holarctic, poorly represented in the tropics), incl. all of NA(1)
Habitat
damp meadows, shrubby areas, woodlands