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Reminder: June 2015 Treehopper Gathering in Little Orleans, Maryland
2015-05-12
The 2015 Treehopper Gathering will be 5 to 7 June (arrive Friday, depart Sunday), at the Little Orleans Campground, Little Orleans, Maryland. To reserve a campsite with our group or to obtain further information, contact Charles Bartlett. Advanced registration with Charles is essential to assure that you have a campsite. Participants are expected to provide their own tents, food, and camping gear, and to share in the cost of the group campground registration and the group meal provided on Saturday evening.

Updates of Treehopper Photographers and Other Collaborators
2015-05-12
We gratefully acknowledge the many generous individuals who provide digital images of treehoppers or assist in identifying images for us. While most of these collaborators are already included in our Acknowledgments, we list below new supporters since our last update. The most recent image contributed is this stunning photo of Membracis bucktoni Funkhouser, taken in Brazil by Weiwei Zhang.


© 2015, by Weiwei Zhang

Collaborating photographers: Matthew A. Bertone (Department of Entomology, NCSU, Raleigh); Adam J. Bell (University at Albany, SUNY, Albany, New York); Robert E. Clark (Wesleyan University, Connecticut); Ashley M. Dennison (East Stroudsburg University, Pennsylvania); Olaf H. H. Mielke (Universidade Federal do Paraná, Curitiba-PR, Brazil); Dale Lee Denham-Logsdon (Dalesmicro, Toluca, State of Mexico, Mexico); Camilo Flórez-Valencia (Universidad de Antioquia, Colombia); Gustavo F. Morejón J. (Cuenca, Ecuador); Eli S. Wyman (American Museum of Natural History, New York); Weiwei Zhang (Chongqing, China). Other collaborators: Dawn J. Flynn (Schiele Museum of Natural History, Gastonia, North Carolina); Ai-Ping Liang (Key Laboratory of Zoological Systematics and Evolution, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing).


Umbonia crassicornis (Amyot and Serville) © 2013, by Matthew A. Bertone

Spiny Hopperling
2015-05-01
This spiny treehopper nymph is one of Katja Seltmann’s new series of bug inspired drawings. We hope it makes you smile.


Copyright © 2015, by Katja Seltmann.

Biodiversity Heritage Library Holds Broomfield’s 1971 & 1976 Works on Treehoppers
2015-04-20
Broomfield, P. S. 1971a. A catalogue of the membracid types (Homoptera: Membracidae) in the British Museum (Natural History). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History), Entomology 25(8):325-386. [available online]

Broomfiled, P. S. 1976a. A revision of the genus Amastris (Homoptera: Membracidae). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History), Entomology 33(4): 347-460. [available online]

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