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
Subphylum: Crustacea
Superclassis: Allotriocarida
Classis: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Paraneoptera
Superordo: Condylognatha
Ordo: Hemiptera
Subordo: Auchenorrhyncha
Infraordo: Cicadomorpha
Superfamilia: Membracoidea

Familia: Cicadellidae
Subfamilia: Typhlocybinae
Tribus: Empoascini
Genus: Afroccidens
Species (4): A. allopatrica – A. lodosi – A. polleti – A. sympatrica


Afroccidens Ghauri, 1969

  • Type species: Afroccidens lodosi Ghauri, 1969


  • Ghauri, M.S.K., 1969a. Two new sympatric species of a new leafhopper genus (Homoptera: Cicadelloidea) attacking cocoa in Ghana. Journal of Natural History. 3(1): 35-39 (original description).
  • Ghauri, M.S.K., 1975b. Taxonomic notes on a collection of Cicadellidae from maize and light traps in the vicinity of crop fields in Nigeria. Journal of Natural History. 9(5): 481-493. (key).


  • Afroccidens - Taxon details in World Auchenorrhyncha Database