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Genus Eupteryx

Which leafhopper? - Eupteryx decemnotata Which Leafhopper is this? - Eupteryx decemnotata Leafhopper - Eupteryx melissae Cicadellidae - Eupteryx decemnotata Leaf -hopper - Eupteryx decemnotata? - Eupteryx decemnotata Leafhopper - Eupteryx nigra - male Ligurian leafhopper - Eupteryx decemnotata Eupteryx decemnotata
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 Cicadellidae (Typical Leafhoppers)
Subfamily Typhlocybinae
Tribe Typhlocybini
Genus Eupteryx
Explanation of Names
Eupteryx Curtis 1829
~10 spp. (all in the nominate subgenus), incl. 6 adventive, in our area, ~115 spp. in 2 subgenera worldwide(1)
most of the n. hemisphere(1)
Frequently parasitized by pipunculid flies, and to a lesser extent, by dryinid wasps

The European Eupteryx aurata has multiple U.S. records, but it is likely that these are misidentifications of E. atropunctata. We're not including it here for that reason. Eupteryx artemisiae records from Massachusetts are correct, but haven't been seen for decades, so it is likely that this species did not become established.
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