Known diversity: 470 genera, 5200 species.
Ecology: Various; usually arborial.
Diagnosis: Small, delicate, often brightly colored leafhoppers; head weakly to strongly produced, ocelli, if present, near anterior margin distant from eyes, gena not concealing proepisternum; forewing without crossveins basad of apical cells, R two branched; hind femur macrosetal formula usually 2+1+1, tibial row AV reduced in basal half, tarsomere I acuminate apically.
Similar to: Evacanthinae, Nirvaninae.
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