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Genus Vanduzea

Early Nymphs (Vanduzea arquata)? - Vanduzea arquata Wing veins - Vanduzea arquata Treehoppers on mesquite - Vanduzea segmentata Treehopper - Vanduzea segmentata Treehopper - Vanduzea segmentata Smiliinae - Vanduzea laeta Membracid - Vanduzea arquata Membracidae - Vanduzea
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 (Cicadas, Spittlebugs, Leafhoppers, and Treehoppers)
Superfamily Membracoidea (Leafhoppers and Treehoppers)
Family Membracidae (Typical Treehoppers)
Subfamily Smiliinae
Tribe Amastrini
Genus Vanduzea
Explanation of Names
Vanduzea Goding 1892
named after E.P. Van Duzee
6 spp. in our area(1), 11 in total
Vanduzea albifrons (Fowler, 1895): CA; Mexico
Vanduzea arquata (Say, 1830): transcontinental U.S. and Canada
Vanduzea laeta Goding, 1893: southwestern U.S.: AZ, CA, CO
Vanduzea nolina Ball, 1932: AZ
Vanduzea segmentata (Fowler, 1895): southern U.S.; Mexico
Vanduzea triguttata (Burmeister, 1836): transcontinental U.S. and Canada
Extralimital species
Vanduzea brunnea (Fowler, 1895)
Vanduzea mayana Funkhouser, 1943
Vanduzea minor (Fowler, 1895)
Vanduzea punctipennis Funkhouser, 1919
Vanduzea variegata (Fowler, 1895)
New World(2)