Range: tropical Africa and Asia
Known diversity: 14 genera, 40 species.
Ecology: In forests on trees.
Diagnosis: Large, robust, usually dark brown leafhoppers, dorsal parts of body and forewings clothed with setae or scales, often with bizarre head process and projections on thorax; head usually strongly produced, ocelli on crown, frontoclypeus inflated, lateral frontal sutures extended to ocelli; forewing crossvein m-cu2 apparently connected to CuA; abdomen depressed with lateral margins sharp.
Similar to: Cicadellinae, Coelidiinae.
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