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Subfamily Aphrodinae

leafhopper - Aphrodes leafhopper - Stroggylocephalus mixtus leafhopper - Anoscopus serratulae - male leafhopper - Aphrodes makarovi Aphrodinae Leafhopper - Xestocephalus tessellatus Leafhopper - Xestocephalus provancheri Xestocephalus superbus
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
Superfamily Membracoidea (Leafhoppers and Treehoppers)
Family Cicadellidae (Typical Leafhoppers)
Subfamily Aphrodinae
Explanation of Names
Aphrodinae (Haupt, 1927)
2 tribes in our area, 4 tribes total
Aphrodini (Haupt, 1927)
Euacanthellini (Evans, 1966)
Sagmatiini (Hamilton, 1999)
Xestocephalini (Baker, 1915)
Internet References
synonyms and classification; PDF doc of genera in subfamily Aphrodinae (C.H. Dietrich, Florida Center for Library Automation)