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Subfamily Smiliinae

Treehopper - Ceresa alta Telamona concava Fitch - Telamona concava Treehopper 13 - Cyrtolobus pallidifrontis Acutalis tartarea? - Acutalis tartarea Which planthopper? - Ophiderma Telamona concava Ceresa sp. - Ceresa Tree Hopper, Bradley County Arkansas - Smilia
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 Smiliinae
Explanation of Names
Smiliinae Stål 1866
Numbers
at least 210 spp. in ~40 genera of 7 tribes in our area(1), _ spp. in ~100 genera of 10 tribes total(2)
Range
New World (widespread); introduced to the Palaearctic and Oceanic regions(2)