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Family Dictyopharidae - Dictyopharid Planthoppers

ID for a hopper #2? - Orgerius Rhynchomitra recurva - female Scolops texanus Lawson and Beamer - Scolops texanus - female green planthopper - Nersia florida Phylloscelis pallescens - male sp2 - Scolops uhleri - male Rhynchomitra recurva Dictyopharidae, lateral - Phylloscelis pallescens
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 Dictyopharidae (Dictyopharid Planthoppers)
Explanation of Names
Dictyopharidae Spinola 1839
85 spp. in 14 genera in our area(1), >730 spp. in 165 genera worldwide(2)
worldwide, much more diverse in warm climes; in our area, sw. US includes all genera and nearly all species (80) known from the continental US(1)
on above-ground portions of plants(1)
primarily, dicots in a variety of families; most are monophagous(1)
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