Scarinae (=Gyponinae) [Reduced to tribal status within Iassinae by Dietrich, C. H. 2005. Florida Entomol. 88:502-517]
Range: New World
Known diversity: 90 genera, 1300 species.
Ecology: Usually on trees and shrubs, rarely (e.g., Prairiana) on grasses.
Diagnosis: Medium to large somewhat depressed leafhoppers; head weakly to strongly produced, often spatulate, ocelli on crown distant from margin and eyes, lateral frontal sutures ending a short distance dorsad of antennal ledges; forewing venation complete, inner apical cell narrow and tapered; hind femur macrosetal formula usually 2+2+1, penultimate pair close-set; male plates ligulate, strongly retracted into 8th sternum.
Similar to: Iassinae, Ledrinae.
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