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Genus Xerophloea

Leafhopper - Xerophloea viridis Leafhopper nymph - Xerophloea majesta Xerophloea minor? - Xerophloea Green and black leafhopper with clear wings - Xerophloea peltata Xerophloea viridis? - Xerophloea peltata Froghopper or Leafhopper - Xerophloea peltata Xerophloea peltata dorsal - Xerophloea viridis - female
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 Ledrinae
Tribe Xerophloeini
Genus Xerophloea
Explanation of Names
Xerophloea (Germar, 1839)
5 species in our area, 12 species in total
Xerophloea foveolata (Fieber, 1866): southwestern U.S., TX
Xerophloea majesta (Lawson, 1931): southeastern and central U.S.
Xerophloea major (Baker, 1898): eastern and central U.S.
Xerophloea peltata (Uhler, 1877): western and central U.S.
Xerophloea viridis (Fabricius, 1794): transcontinental southern U.S. to Argentina
extralimital species
Xerophloea breviceps (Osborn, 1935): Puerto Rico; Argentina
Xerophloea cephalica (Oman, 1936): Argentina
Xerophloea difformis (Oman, 1936): Argentina
Xerophloea elegans (Oman, 1936): Argentina
Xerophloea elongata (Oman, 1936): Argentina
Xerophloea gigas (Oman, 1936): Argentina
Xerophloea magna (Oman, 1935): Argentina
widely dist. in US (BG data)
grasses and sedges
See Also
Gyponana — superficially similar hoppers that feed on woody vegetation