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Species Entylia carinata

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids and Allies)
Suborder Auchenorrhyncha (Free-living Hemipterans)
Superfamily Cicadoidea (Cicadas, Leafhoppers, and Treehoppers)
Family Membracidae (Treehoppers)
Subfamily Smiliinae
Tribe Polyglyptini
Genus Entylia
Species carinata (Entylia carinata)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Entylia carinata (Forster)
Orig. Comb: Cicada carinata Forster 1771
Explanation of Names
carinata (L). 'keeled'
Size
♀ 5 mm, ♂ 4.5 mm(1)
Range
e. Canada to S. America(1)(BG data)
Season
mostly May-Oct (BG data)
Food
hosts: various herbaceous plants, especially Asteraceae(2)(3)
Life Cycle
Commonly seen to be attended by ants:
Internet References
(1)
http://www.discoverlife.org/20/q?search=Entylia+carinata
http://eol.org/pages/3697606/overview