Ricaniidae

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Ricaniidae
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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
Genera

Some 40, see text

The family Ricaniidae is a group of hemipteran insects, containing over 40 genera and 400 species worldwide. 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]

References[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