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Genus Xantholobus

Hopper - Xantholobus muticus Xantholobus ID Request - Xantholobus Brown and white treehopper - Xantholobus A membracid at the back porch. ID, please. - Xantholobus lateralis Hopper - Xantholobus Cyrtolobus muticus - Xantholobus muticus Heteroptera - Xantholobus
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)
Superfamily Cicadoidea (Cicadas, Leafhoppers, and Treehoppers)
Family Membracidae (Treehoppers)
Subfamily Smiliinae
Tribe Smiliini
Genus Xantholobus
Explanation of Names
Xantholobus Van Duzee 1908
12 spp, all in our area(1)(2)
US and Canada; 7 spp. restricted to sw. US, 3 reach e. Canada(1)
Host plants: Betula, Quercus, Carya(2)