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Tribe Pentastirini

Oliarus vicarius - Melanoliarus vicarius - female Cixiid - Melanoliarus difficilis Hemiptera - Melanoliarus UDCC_TCN 00101648 - Melanoliarus complectus - male UDCC_TCN 00101768C - Melanoliarus papagonus - male UDCC_TCN 00101770 - Melanoliarus sementinus - male Cixius ? - Oliaronus tontonus - female UDCC_TCN 00102502 (HOLOTYPE) - Melanoliarus sablensis - male
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 Delphacoidea
Family Cixiidae (Cixiid Planthoppers)
Subfamily Cixiinae
Tribe Pentastirini
Explanation of Names
Pentastirini Emeljanov 1971
~55 spp. in 4 genera in our area (most in Melanoliarus)(1)