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Subfamily Centrotinae

Mesquite Thorn Hopper - Platycentrus acuticornis treehopper nymph - Microcentrus caryae Membracid beat from tamarisk - Centrodontus atlas Tylocentrus reticulatus?  from west TX - Tylocentrus reticulatus Patycentrus - Platycentrus CASTYPE 01047_1 - Multareoides planifrons CASTYPE 01047_1 - Multareoides planifrons Membracidae, swept from creosote bush - Multareoides
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 Membracidae (Typical Treehoppers)
Subfamily Centrotinae
Explanation of Names
Centrotinae Amyot & Serville 1843
12 spp. in 7 genera of 4 tribes (of which 2 non-native) in our area(1), _ spp. in ~220 genera of 23 tribes total(2)
worldwide, much more diverse in the Old World; in our area, native spp. in sw. US only(2)