Hoplophorionini Goding, 1926

Synonyms (and unplaced invalid names)
Hoplophorides Amyot and Serville, 1843, Platycotini Funkhouser, 1951, Potniini Goding, 1926
Selected references
Goding 1926e
Funkhouser 1927f
Metcalf and Wade 1965a
Deitz 1975a
McKamey and Deitz 1996a
McKamey 1998a
Godoy, Miranda, and Nishida 2006a
Wallace 2010a
Taxon images
Hoplophorionini
15278_mximage
1.Alchisme
20726_mximage
2.Alchisme grossa
20741_mximage
3.Alchisme nymphs
20748_mximage
4.Metcalfiella gigantea
20725_mximage
5.Metcalfiella vicina
15361_mximage
6.Ochropepla
15759_mximage
7.Platycotis vittata
22558_mximage
8.Platycotis vittata
15373_mximage
9.Potnia
15486_mximage
10.Potnioides corniculatus
15377_mximage
11.Ramosella
15508_mximage
12.Sakakibarella elongata
15697_mximage
13.Sakakibarella seminigra
15379_mximage
14.Stalotypa
15587_mximage
15.Stirpis jamaicensis
15397_mximage
16.Turrialbia
7732_mximage
17. Umbonia crassicornis...
15401_mximage
18.Umbonia
23126_mximage
19. Umbonia crassicornis adult and nymp...
 
Distribution
Neotropical and Nearctic regions: throughout most of the tropical and temperate regions of the Americas, from Chile to Canada, including the West Indies.
16515_mximage
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Diagnostic characters
Pronotum with or without anterodorsal, dorsal, anterolateral, or lateral horns. Forewing venation simple or reticulate distally. Pro- and mesothoracic tibiae not foliaceous. Metathoracic coxa with acute triangular process; tibia clavate distally, usually without longitudinal rows of cucullate setae (exceptions: row I with cucullate setae in Potnia, Stirpis, some Alchisme, and some Umbonia; tarsus greatly reduced (shorter than pro- or mesothoracic tarsus).
Taxonomic constituents
Prepared by
Lewis L. Deitz, Albino M. Sakakibara, Matthew S. Wallace, Olivia Evangelista, Mark J. Rothschild, and Stuart H. McKamey, 5 November 2015.