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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Genus Pagaronia

leafhopper - Pagaronia confusa limegreen leafhopper - Pagaronia minor Spit Bug? - Pagaronia triunata Pagaronia furcata - Pagaronia tredecimpunctata Hopper? - Pagaronia minor luncheon guest - Pagaronia minor leafhopper - Pagaronia minor Pagaronia furcata? - Pagaronia tredecimpunctata
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 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.