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Subfamily Membracinae

Which hopper, please? - Campylenchia latipes Unknown treehopper being dragged along by ants. - Platycotis vittata Campylenchia latipes Little Treehopper - Platycotis vittata Unknown bug on Water Oak. - Platycotis vittata Membracidae - Treehoppers - Enchenopa Enchenopa species - Enchenopa Umbonia crassicornis (Amyot & Serville) - Umbonia crassicornis - male - female
Classification
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 Membracinae
Explanation of Names
Membracinae Rafinesque 1815
Numbers
~35 spp. in 11-13 genera of 4 tribes in our area(1), _ spp. in 42 genera of 5 tribes total(2)
Range
New World: throughout most of the temperate and tropical regions(2)