Pintalia sp.

Cixiid Planthopper

Pintalia sp., Cixiidae, Costa Rica photo


Family: Cixiidae

Subfamily: Cixiinae

Tribe: Pintaliini


Genus Pintalia is probably overdue for a revision. It is somewhat of a catch-all genus within the tribe. These hoppers are found from the central and southern United States to south of South America's mid-line.

Determined by Dr. Charles Bartlett, University of Delaware.

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