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Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

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Photos from the 2010 Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa

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Family Achilidae - Achilid Planthoppers

Cixiidae - genus and species? - Catonia nava Achilid  Planthopper - Catonia bicinctura Sierra Hopper - Cixidia fusiformis Planthopper - Catonia cinctifrons Planthopper - Catonia Achilid Planthopper - Catonia nava Leafhopper - Synecdoche impunctata Achilidae- Synecdoche?
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids and Allies)
Suborder Auchenorrhyncha (Free-living Hemipterans)
Superfamily Fulgoroidea (Planthoppers)
Family Achilidae (Achilid Planthoppers)
Explanation of Names
Achilidae Stål 1866
55 spp. in 8 genera in our area, >500 spp. in ~160 genera worldwide(1)
Internet References
Family Page - Univ. Delaware(1)