Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Genus Thelia

Tree hopper - Thelia bimaculata - male Locust Treehopper - Thelia bimaculata - female Treehopper - Thelia bimaculata Thelia bimaculata ? - Thelia bimaculata Black and Orange Hopper? - Thelia bimaculata Treehopper - Thelia bimaculata Treehopper, Thelia bimaculata - Thelia bimaculata - male Treehopper, Thelia bimaculata - Thelia bimaculata - male
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 and Treehoppers)
Family Membracidae (Typical Treehoppers)
Subfamily Smiliinae
Tribe Telamonini
Genus Thelia
Explanation of Names
Thelia Amyot & Serville 1843
2 spp. in our area(1)
Thelia bimaculata (Fabricius 1794): eastern U.S. and Canada, UT
Thelia uhleri (Stål 1869): eastern and central U.S. and Canada
e. half of NA to MB-ND-UT(1)
Works Cited
1.Richness of the Nearctic treehopper fauna (Hemiptera: Aetalionidae and Membracidae)
Deitz L.L., Wallace M.S. 2012. Zootaxa 3423: 1–26.