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Species Scolops abnormis

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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 Fulgoroidea (Planthoppers)
Family Dictyopharidae (Dictyopharid Planthoppers)
Subfamily Dictyopharinae
Genus Scolops
No Taxon (Subgenus Belonocharis)
Species abnormis (Scolops abnormis)
Explanation of Names
Scolops abnormis Ball 1902
Identification
curiously angled and swollen head process is characteristic (Dr Hamilton, 3.vii.2007)
Range
BC-CA(1)
Food
host: Asclepias eriocarpa (woollypod milkweed, Asclepiadaceae)(1)