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Tribe Hecalini

Hecalus - Hecalus curtus - female Gyponinae (?) ID Request III - Memnonia flavida Cicadellidae: Dorycephalus platyrhynchus? - Attenuipyga platyrhyncha Memnonia flavida Neohecalus lineatus - male Spangbergiella mexicana? - Spangbergiella mexicana Hecalus major - Hecalus - male Sharpshooter - Hecalus
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
Tribe Hecalini
Other Common Names
"Shovel-headed" leafhoppers, "Spoonbill" leafhoppers
TBA spp. in 7 genera in our area (all in the nominate subtribe), 180 spp. in 23 genera worldwide, in two subtribes(1)
Attenuipyga Oman, 1949
Dicyphonia Ball, 1900
Hecalus Stål, 1864
Memnonia Ball, 1900
Neohecalus Linnavuori, 1975
Neoslossonia Van Duzee, 1909
Spangbergiella Signoret, 1879