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Tribe Smiliini

Membracidae - Cyrtolobus fuliginosus - male 040912Hopper1 - Cyrtolobus fenestratus Pardon Me! - Cyrtolobus - male - female Treehopper? - Cyrtolobus vau Membracid - Atymna querci Treehopper - Ophiderma pubescens Ophiderma evelyna 2018-07-15 Green treehopper - Atymna
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)