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Genus Pintalia

hopper - Pintalia delicata Pintalia sp. - Pintalia vibex Pintalia vibex Pintalia vibex? - Pintalia vibex Pintalia - Pintalia vibex Pintalia - Pintalia vibex planthopper? - Pintalia vibex Pintalia delicata or P. vibex? - Pintalia vibex
Classification
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 Fulgoromorpha
Superfamily Fulgoroidea (Planthoppers)
Family Cixiidae (Cixiid Planthoppers)
Subfamily Cixiinae
Tribe Pintaliini
Genus Pintalia
Explanation of Names
Pintalia Stål 1862
Numbers
3 spp. in our area, ~80 total(1)
Identification
the only cixiid to hold its wings vertically when folded. P. delicata is distinguished by the contrasting pale stripe down the back; P. vibex occurs in the se. US. (Dr Hamilton)
Range
US (esp. southeast) to S. America(1)
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