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Subfamily Deltocephalinae

Leafhopper - Errastunus ocellaris Stirellus bicolor Cochlorhinus bidentatus Leafhopper - Amblysellus curtisii Fieberiella florii? - Fieberiella florii Hecalus or Neohecalus lineatus - Neohecalus lineatus - male leafhopper - Paraphlepsius dentatus Leafhopper - Macrosteles
Classification
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 Deltocephalinae
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eupelicinae, Koebeliinae, Paraboloponinae, Penthimiinae, Selenocephalinae(1)
Explanation of Names
Deltocephalinae Dallas 1870
Numbers
~6700 spp. in >920 genera worldwide, arranged into 38 tribes, of which 22 are represented in the Nearctic Region(2)(3)
Range
worldwide(3)
Remarks
many species transmit pathogens to economically important plants(1)