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Genus Anisostylus

Brown Treehopper on Lupinus argenteus - Anisostylus gillettei Treehopper - Anisostylus Treehopper - Anisostylus Treehopper - Anisostylus
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 Membracidae (Treehoppers)
Subfamily Smiliinae
Tribe Ceresini
Genus Anisostylus
Explanation of Names
Anisostylus Caldwell 1949
Numbers
3 spp. in our area(1)
Identification
"Looks like a Ceresa, but the crest extends right to the tip of the wings." --K.G.A. Hamilton
Range
w. US (ID-CA to CO-NM) & n. Mexico [presence in the Neotropics questionable](2)
Remarks
All four species look the same. Some can be separated based on range.