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Tribe Gyponini

Pink Hopper Hiding in Fern - Ponana aenea Ponana puncticollis Please help us to identify this guy. - Curtara insularis Ponana ? - Ponana Negosiana fraterna - female Gypona melanota - male - female Marganana suilla? - Marganana suilla R. verrucosa - Rugosana verrucosa
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 Iassinae
Tribe Gyponini
13 genera in our area (likely more undescribed), most diverse in the southwest. 72 genera worldwide. range info is only north of Mexico here.
Acusana DeLong, 1942: southwestern U.S.
Curtara DeLong & Freytag, 1972: southeastern U.S. introduced to Argentina
Dragonana Ball & Reeves, 1927: AZ
Gypona Germar, 1821: transcontinental
Gyponana Ball, 1920: transcontinental
Hamana DeLong, 1942: southwestern U.S.
Marganana DeLong, 1948: AZ
Negosiana Oman, 1949: eastern U.S.
Planipona Freytag, 2015: southwestern U.S.
Polana DeLong, 1942: transcontinental?
Ponana Ball, 1920: transcontinental
Prairiana Ball, 1920: transcontinental
Rugosana DeLong, 1942: transcontinental
Nymphs have very long antennae and capitate setae (hairs that enlarge towards the tip)
widespread in the New World, found in Asia (specifically Oceania).
This tribe likely found its origins in the neotropics.
Chloronana and Darma are listed as having U.S. records on Dmitriev's 3i. This is almost certainly in error.