Idiocerinae

Range: Worldwide

Known diversity: 90 genera, 720 species.

Ecology: On trees and shrubs.

Diagnosis: Small to medium-sized, often brightly colored leafhoppers; head short and broad, ocelli on face distant from eyes, lateral frontal sutures usually extended to ocelli; forewing macropterous, usually without crossvein s; hind wing venation complete; hind tibial row PV usually with alternating long, baloonlike and short, simle macrosetae; male valve united with pygofer; female second valvulae usually broad with numerous large dorsal teeth.

Similar to: Eurymelinae, Macropsinae.

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