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Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa

Photos from the 2010 Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa

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Genus Gyponana

Gyponana sp - Gyponana striata Can we get this to species? - Gyponana Gyponana cacumina? - Gyponana cacumina Leafhopper - Gyponana cana leafhopper - Gyponana Pale-blue-striped green leafhopper - Gyponana Blue green leafhopper - Gyponana Gyponana offula - female
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 Iassinae
Tribe Gyponini
Genus Gyponana
~50 spp. in our area(1)
Most of the fauna reviewed in(2). Nymphs have very strongly flattened head marked with faint orange stripes, and tremendously long antennae.
Life Cycle
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Very few species are readily identifiable based on external characters.
See Also
Ponana and Gypona nymphs are very similar but have dark markings.