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Taxonavigation: Membracoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Cladus: Pancrustacea
Cladus: Allotriocarida
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Paraneoptera
Superordo: Condylognatha
Ordo: Hemiptera
Subordo: Auchenorrhyncha
Infraordo: Cicadomorpha
Superfamilia: Membracoidea

Familia: Cicadellidae
Subfamilia: Typhlocybinae
Tribus: Empoascini
Genus: Apheliona
Species (29): A. arooni – A. bella – A. bioculata – A. cyclops – A. dubia – A. expansa – A. ferruginea – A. grandis – A. huismanae – A. indica – A. jaragunda – A. knighti – A. lateralis – A. maculosa – A. militaris – A. neglecta – A. octava – A. radiata – A. robusta – A. setosa – A. supaniae – A. taiwana – A. testacea – A. unica – A. variocula – A. vexana – A. wallacei – A. xerophila – A. zhangi


Apheliona Kirkaldy, 1907


  • Apheliona (Ushamenona) Malhotra & Sharma, 1974
  • Chickkaballapura Distant, 1918
  • Empoanara Distant, 1918
  • Sujitettix Matsumura, 1931
  • Sajitettix Matsumura, 1931
  • Ushamenoa Malhotra & Sharma, 1974


Primary references[edit]

  • Kirkaldy, G.W. (1907d) Leafhoppers supplement (Hemiptera). Report of work of the Experiment Station of the Hawaiian Sugar Planters' Association. Entomological series, 3, 1–186, i-iii, pls. 1–20.

Additional references[edit]

  • McAtee, W.L. (1918a) Genera of the Eupterygidae (Homoptera; Jassoidea). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 31, 109–123.
  • Distant, W.L. (1918b) Rhynchota. VII. Homoptera: appendix. Heteroptera: addenda. In The fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Taylor & Francis, London. pp. VIII + 1–210.
  • Baker, C.F. (1923a) The Jassoidea related to the Stenocotidae with special reference to Malayan species. Philippine Journal of Science, 23, 345–405.
  • Matsumura, S. (1931b) A revision of the Palaearctic and Oriental Typhlocybid-genera with descriptions of new species and new genera. Insecta Matsumurana., 6(2), 55–91.
  • McAtee, W.L. (1934a) Genera and subgenera of Eupteryginae (Homoptera; Jassidae). Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. London. 1934: 93-117, pls. I-V., 1934, 93–117.
  • Evans, J.W. (1947a) A natural classification of leaf-hoppers (Jassoidea, Homoptera). Part 3: Jassidae. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London, 98, 105–271.
  • Malhotra, Y.R. & Sharma, B. (1974a) Ushamenona subgen n., a new subgenus of Apheliona Kirkaldy, 1907, from India (Homoptera: Cicadellidae: Typhlocybinae). Bulletin de l'Academie Polonaise des Sciences, Serie des Sciences Biologiques, 22(4), 245–248.
  • Zhang, Y.-L. (1990a) A taxonomic study of Chinese Cicadellidae (Homiptera). Yangling, Shaanxi, China: Tianze Eldonejo, IV+218. [in Chinese]
  • Qin, D.-Z. & Zhang, Y.-L. (2008b) Two new empoascine leafhopper genera and species (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Typhlocybinae) from southern China, with a key to Chinese genera of Empoascini. Zootaxa, 1966, 62–68.
  • Qin, D.-Z., Lu, S.-H. & Dietrich, C.H. (2014a) A key to the genera of Empoascini (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Typhlocybinae) in China, with descriptions of two new genera and two new species. The Florida Entomologist, 97(4), 1493–1510.


  • Apheliona - Taxon details in Catalogue of Life Database retrieved from 4-19-23 version