Euscelini

Beet leafhopper Circulifer tenellus, from here.


Belongs within: Cicadellidae.

The Euscelini is a group of small to moderately large leafhoppers with a Y-shaped connective plate.

<==Euscelini
    |--Scaphoideus cuprescens Naudé 1926 L61
    |--Neolimnus aegyptiacus (Matsumura 1908) [=Scaphoideus aegyptiacus] L61
    |--Sotanus chrissiensis Linnavuori 1961 L61
    |--Opsius glaucovirens (Stål 1858) [=Bythoscopus glaucovirens, Thamnotettix glaucovirens] L61
    |--Aconura flavovirescens (Stål 1855) [=Deltocephalus flavovirescens] L61
    |--Paralimnus taeniatus Linnavuori 1961 L61
    |--Chiasmus hyalinus (Evans 1947) [=Postumus hyalinus] L61
    |--Hypacostemma Linnavuori 1961 L61
    |    `--*H. viridissima Linnavuori 1961 L61
    |--Basutoia Linnavuori 1961 L61
    |    `--*B. brachyptera Linnavuori 1961 L61
    |--Capeolix Linnavuori 1961 L61
    |    `--*C. picturatus Linnavuori 1961 L61
    |--Paranoplus Linnavuori 1961 L61
    |    `--*P. maculatus Linnavuori 1961 L61
    |--Pachodus Linnavuori 1961 L61
    |    `--*P. filigranus Linnavuori 1961 L61
    |--Afroideus Linnavuori 1961 L61
    |    `--*A. cruciatus Linnavuori 1961 L61
    |--Houtbayana Linnavuori 1961 L61
    |    `--*H. orosioides Linnavuori 1961 L61
    |--Samuraba Linnavuori 1961 L61
    |    `--*S. elegans Linnavuori 1961 L61
    |--Phlepsius L61
    |    |--P. fuscovarius Stål 1864 L61
    |    `--P. tumidus Melichar 1911 L61
    |--Distantia L61
    |    |--D. aurea Linnavuori 1961 L61
    |    |--D. planifrons Linnavuori 1961 L61
    |    `--D. selenocephaloides Linnavuori 1961 L61
    |--Bonaspeia Linnavuori 1961 L61
    |    |--*B. straminea Linnavuori 1961 L61
    |    |--B. cristata Linnavuori 1961 L61
    |    `--B. eriocephala (Cogan 1916) [=Euscelis eriocephalus] L61
    |--Exitianus L61
    |    |--E. capicola (Stål 1855) [=Athysanus capicola, Thamnotettix capicola] L61
    |    |--E. fasciolatus (Melichar 1911) [=Athysanus fasciolatus] L61
    |    `--E. kilimanus (Jacobi 1910) [=Phrynomorphus kilimanus] L61
    |--Caffrolix Linnavuori 1961 L61
    |    |--*C. patruelis (Stål 1858) [=Athysanus patruelis, Thamnotettix patruelis] L61
    |    |--C. compater (Stål 1864) [=Thamnotettix compater] L61
    |    |--C. parvulus Linnavuori 1961 L61
    |    `--C. serricauda Linnavuori 1961 L61
    |--Tzitzikamaia Linnavuori 1961 L61
    |    |--*T. silvicola Linnavuori 1961 L61
    |    |--T. irrorata Linnavuori 1961 L61
    |    |--T. longipennis Linnavuori 1961 L61
    |    `--T. signaticeps Linnavuori 1961 L61
    |--Nephotettix L61
    |    |--N. apicalis (Motschulsky 1859) [=Pediopsis apicalis] L61
    |    |--N. cincticeps JS03
    |    |--N. nigropictus JS03
    |    `--N. virescens JS03
    `--Circulifer L61
         |--C. karrooensis (Cogan 1916) [=Thamnotettix karrooensis] L61
         |--C. obtusiceps Linnavuori 1961 L61
         |--C. pentzia (Cogan 1916) [=Thamnotettix pentzia] L61
         `--C. tenellus (Baker 1896) [=Thamnotettix tenellus] L61

*Type species of generic name indicated

REFERENCES

[JS03] Jung, H.-Y., T. Sawayanagi, P. Wongkaew, S. Kakizawa, H. Nishigawa, W. Wei, K. Oshima, S. Miyata, M. Ugaki, T. Hibi & S. Namba. 2003. ‘Candidatus Phytoplasma oryzae’, a novel phytoplasma taxon associated with rice yellow dwarf disease. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 53: 1925-1929.

[L61] Linnavuori, R. 1961. Hemiptera (Homoptera): Cicadellidae. In: Hanström, B., P. Brinck & G. Rudebeck. South African Animal Life: Results of the Lund University Expedition in 1950–1951 vol. 8 pp. 452-486. Almqvist & Wiksell: Uppsala.

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