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Genus Pagaronia

An orangish leafhopper - Pagaronia triunata early instar - Pagaronia minor introduced blue-green sharpshooter - Pagaronia minor Pagaronia minor Pagaronia minor Cicadellid - Pagaronia tredecimpunctata Pagaronia triunata? - Pagaronia triunata luncheon guest - Pagaronia minor
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)
Infraorder Cicadomorpha
Superfamily Membracoidea (Leafhoppers, Treehoppers and Aetalionids)
Family Cicadellidae (Leafhoppers)
Subfamily Evacanthinae
Tribe Pagaroniini
Genus Pagaronia
Explanation of Names
Pagaronia Ball 1902
5 spp. in our area(1)
5 species:

confusa- CA

furcata- CA

minor- introduced in East

tredecimpunctata- CA


According to Oman's 1938 revision of the genus, P. confusa is found in northern California (San Francisco area) and possibly as far east as Reno, NV, while P. tredecimpunctata has a restricted range in the Los Angeles area. P. furcata, according to the revision, is known from the southern Sierras, where it was described from Sequoia NF.