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For the United States & Canada

Subfamily Stegaspidinae

Eared Hopper - Microcentrus perditus Unknown Bug - Microcentrus perditus Microcentrus perditus (Amyot & Serville) - Microcentrus perditus Microcentrus caryae Microcentrus caryae Microcentrus perditus Treehopper, Microcentrus caryae - Microcentrus caryae Microcentrus caryae
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 Stegaspidinae
Explanation of Names
Stegaspidinae Haupt 1929
6 spp. in 2 genera in our area (all Microcentrini)(1), _ spp. in 15 genera of 2 tribes total(2)
New World, so. Canada to Argentina(2)