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Genus Xerophloea

Cicadellidae -? - Xerophloea peltata Xerophloea - Xerophloea viridis Leafhopper - Xerophloea viridis - male UT cicadell - Xerophloea peltata Froghopper or Leafhopper - Xerophloea peltata Xerophloea majesta - Xerophloea peltata Xerophloea majesta - Xerophloea peltata Planthopper ? - Xerophloea viridis
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 (Cicadas, Spittlebugs, Leafhoppers, and Treehoppers)
Superfamily Membracoidea (Leafhoppers and Treehoppers)
Family Cicadellidae (Typical Leafhoppers)
Subfamily Ledrinae (Flat-headed Leafhoppers)
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