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Tribe Ceresini

Stictolobus? - Stictolobus subulatus Buffalo Treehopper - Ceresa sp - Ceresa Ceresa diceros  Ceresa  nymph - Ceresa Treehopper - Ceresa diceros Buffalo Treehopper - Ceresa taurina Ceresa taurina (Fitch) - Ceresa taurina What in the blue blazes in h...?  - Ceresa
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
Tribe Ceresini
Explanation of Names
Ceresini Goding 1892
Numbers
~50 spp. in 12 genera* in our area(1), _ spp. in> 22 genera total(2)
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*species treated here in Ceresa are divided among ~6 genera in(1)(2)
Range
New World (introduced elsewhere)(2)
Print References
Kopp, D.D. and 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.