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Tribe Ceresini

A bird in the hand - Stictocephala taurina Ceresa lutea? - Stictocephala lutea hopper - Stictocephala Treehopper - Stictocephala Unidentified8105 - Stictocephala Three-cornered Alfalfa Hopper? green spiky insect Spissistilus festinus
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)
Infraorder Cicadomorpha
Superfamily Membracoidea (Leafhoppers, Treehoppers and Aetalionids)
Family Membracidae (Treehoppers)
Subfamily Smiliinae
Tribe Ceresini
Explanation of Names
Ceresini Goding 1892
Numbers
~50 spp. in 12 genera* in our area(1), 22 genera total(2)
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*see, however, this comment by K.G.A. Hamilton

only C. vitulus (OH, NE, TX; photos) left in Ceresa
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.