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Oncometopia orbona
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hemiptera
Suborder: Auchenorrhyncha
Family: Cicadellidae
Tribe: Proconiini
Genus: Oncometopia
Stål, 1869

Oncometopia is a genus of sharpshooters found in North and South America.[1]


Members of the genus include:


  1. ^ Young, D. A. (1968). "Taxonomic Study of the Cicadellinae (Homoptera: Cicadellidae) Part 1 Proconiini". Bulletin of the United States National Museum. 261: 1–287. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Marucci, Rosangela C.; Lopes, João R.S.; Vendramim, José D.; Corrente, José E. (2004). "Feeding site preference of Dilobopterus costalimai Young and Oncometopia facialis (Signoret) (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) on citrus plants". Neotropical Entomology. 33 (6): 759–768. doi:10.1590/S1519-566X2004000600014. ISSN 1519-566X.