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Photos of insects and people from the 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico, July 20-24

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Tribe Plectoderini

Achilid Planthopper - Synecdoche impunctata 110611Hopper2 - Catonia picta Plant hopper (?) to ID - Synecdoche hopper - Catonia Catonia? Momar fumidus? - Momar fumidus CASTYPE00372 - Synecdoche clara Pennsylvania Planthopper - Catonia nava
Classification
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 Fulgoromorpha (Planthoppers)
Superfamily Fulgoroidea
Family Achilidae (Achilid Planthoppers)
Tribe Plectoderini
Explanation of Names
Plectoderini Fennah 1950
Numbers
~40 spp. in 6 genera in our area(1)