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Family Achilidae - Achilid Planthoppers

Catonia nava Catonia cinctifrons Catonia carolina 2221 - Synecdoche grisea CASTYPE02380 - Synecdoche nervata Synecdoche fusca Planthopper - Synecdoche cara Hopper - Catonia
Classification
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 Achilidae (Achilid Planthoppers)
Explanation of Names
Achilidae Stål 1866
Numbers
55 spp. in 8 genera in our area, >500 spp. in ~160 genera worldwide(1)
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