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Tribe Ceresini - Buffalo Treehoppers

Ceresa ovipositing - Stictocephala - female Treehopper - Membracidae? Planthopper - Spissistilus Id please - Stictocephala 3025011 treehopper Leafhopper? - Spissistilus festinus Stictocephala lutea - male CASTYPE 02149 - Stictocephala diminuta
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 Smiliinae
Tribe Ceresini (Buffalo Treehoppers)
Explanation of Names
Ceresini Goding 1892
Numbers
~50 spp. in 12 genera in our area(1), 22 genera total(2)
Range
New World (introduced elsewhere)(2)
Print References
Kopp D.D., Yonke T.R. (1979) A taxonomic review of the tribe Ceresini (Homoptera: Membracidae). Miscellaneous Publications of the Entomological Society of America 11(2): 1-97.