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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Genus Jikradia

Leafhopper - Jikradia olitoria - female Japanese Maple Hopper? - Jikradia olitoria Very small planthopper - Jikradia olitoria - male Leaf hopper? - Jikradia olitoria Coelidia olitoria - Jikradia melanota Jikradia olitoria - female Hopper  - Jikradia olitoria Jikradia olitoria? - Jikradia sp-az
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids and Allies)
Suborder Auchenorrhyncha (True Hoppers)
Infraorder Cicadomorpha
Superfamily Membracoidea (Leafhoppers, Treehoppers and Aetalionids)
Family Cicadellidae (Typical Leafhoppers)
Subfamily Coelidiinae
Tribe Teruliini
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.