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Subfamily Membracinae

No Vacancy! - Enchenopa on-ptelea Philya californiensis? - Philya californiensis treehopper - Enchenopa Oak Treehopper - Platycotis vittata Small hopper - Enchenopa Enchenopa sp.? - Enchenopa Spiky tree hopper (??) - Enchenopa latipes Treehopper - Enchenopa on-sideroxylon
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 Cicadomorpha
Superfamily Membracoidea (Leafhoppers and Treehoppers)
Family Membracidae (Typical 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)