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Photos of insects and people from the 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico, July 20-24

National Moth Week was July 23-31, 2022! See moth submissions.

Photos of insects and people from the Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

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Tribe Opsiini

Japanese Mulberry Leafhopper - Hishimonus sellatus Hopper - Japananus hyalinus  Japanese Maple Leafhopper - Japananus hyalinus leafhopper ? - Neoaliturus tenellus Hemiptera. Cicadellidae. Scaphoideus? - Japananus hyalinus Lycioides Cicadellidae - Dixianus utahnus Tamarix Leafhopper   - Opsius stactogalus
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 (Cicadas, Spittlebugs, Leafhoppers, and Treehoppers)
Superfamily Membracoidea (Leafhoppers and Treehoppers)
Family Cicadellidae (Typical Leafhoppers)
Subfamily Deltocephalinae
Tribe Opsiini
TBA spp. in TBA genera in our area, >300 spp. in 36 genera worldwide, all in 4 subtribes(1)
subtribe Circuliferina
Dixianus Ball, 1918
Lycioides Oman, 1949
Neoaliturus Distant, 1918
subtribe Opsiina
Hishimonus Ishihara, 1953
Japananus Ball, 1931
Opsius Fieber, 1866
Kirkaldiella is endemic to Hawaii. Nesophrosyne is found in Hawaii