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Euricania facialis adult
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hemiptera
Superfamily: Fulgoroidea
Family: Ricaniidae
Amyot & Audinet-Serville, 1843

Some 40, see text

The family Ricaniidae is a group of hemipteran insects, containing over 40 genera and 400 species world-wide. Thus, they are one of the smaller families in the planthopper superfamily (Fulgoroidea). The highest diversity is in tropical Africa and Asia and in Australia, with a few species occurring in the Palearctic.[1]

Ricania speculum

Selected genera[edit]


  1. ^ Xu, Chang-Qing; Liang, Ai-Ping & Jiang. Guo-Mei (2007): The genus Euricania Melichar (Homoptera: Ricaniidae) from China. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 54 (1): 1–10. PDF fulltext