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Tribe Smiliini

Treehopper - Cyrtolobus pallidifrontis Treehopper  - Cyrtolobus pulchellus - female treehopper - Ophiderma pubescens 032011Treehopper3 - Smilia fasciata treehopper - Atymna Treehopper - Cyrtolobus treehopper - Atymna querci - male Ophiderma pubescens - Ophiderma definita
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 Smiliini
Explanation of Names
Smiliini Stål 1866
Numbers
75 spp. in 7 genera in our area(1), _ spp. in 9 genera total(2)
Range
New World, more diverse in the Nearctic region(2)
Food
many species feed on oaks(2)