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Genus Jikradia

Leafhopper - Jikradia olitoria unknown - Jikradia olitoria hopper unknown - Jikradia olitoria Coelidia Nymph? - Jikradia olitoria Leafhopper nymph - Jikradia olitoria Treehopper nymph - Jikradia olitoria Coelidia olitoria? - Jikradia olitoria Unknown Hopper - Jikradia olitoria
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 Cicadellidae (Leafhoppers)
Subfamily Coelidiinae
Genus Jikradia
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
the genus accommodates New World species once treated in Coelidia; the latter genus as currently understood is restricted to the Old World (see comment)
Explanation of Names
Jikradia Nielson 1979
Numbers
4 described spp. and 1 undescribed sp. in our area, 10 more in the Neotropics(1)
Size
6-8 mm
Range
much of the New World; in our area, e. NA
Remarks
"Recent genetic barcoding work shows that there are at least 4 species of this genus in the eastern states (including C. floridana as a valid species) and there are probably more in coastal areas." --Andy Hamilton, 30.x.2014
Works Cited
1.A review of the leafhopper genus Jikradia with descriptions of four new species (Homoptera: Cicadellidae)
C. Godoy, M. W. Nielson. 1998. Rev. biol. trop 46(3): 739-748.