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Subfamily Deltocephalinae

Hopper nymph - Scaphoideus sm Hopper - Euscelidius variegatus leafhopper - Osbornellus consors - male Leafhopper dance - Paraphlepsius - male - female Leafhopper - Polyamia interrupta - male Scaphoideus sp. - Scaphoideus Balclutha sp. - Balclutha Leafhopper ID Req. - Chlorotettix necopinus
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 Deltocephalinae
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eupelicinae, Koebeliinae, Paraboloponinae, Penthimiinae, Selenocephalinae(1)
Explanation of Names
Deltocephalinae Dallas 1870
Numbers
>6600 spp. in ~900 genera worldwide(1), arranged into 38 tribes, of which 22 are represented in the Nearctic Region(2)
Range
worldwide(2)
Remarks
many species transmit pathogens to economically important plants(1)
Internet References
E. Journal of Taxonomy. Zahniser, J.N.; Dietrich, C. (2013). "A review of the tribes of Deltocephalinae (Hemiptera: Auchenorrhyncha: Cicadellidae).". European journal of taxonomy. 45.