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Species Heliria gibberata

Treehopper (Heliria gibberata) - Heliria gibberata Treehopper - Heliria gibberata Telamona ampelopsidis? - Heliria gibberata Telamona ampelopsidis? - Heliria gibberata Hemiptera  - Heliria gibberata
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 Telamonini
Genus Heliria
Species gibberata (Heliria gibberata)
Explanation of Names
Heliria gibberata Ball 1925
10.5-11 mm(1)
e. NA(1): known only from IL, IA, NE, NJ, LA, TX (K.G.A. Hamilton) + MD, NC, FL(2)(3)(1)
host: Celtis occidentalis(1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Rothschild M.J. (2012) A checklist of the Membracidae of Florida
2.Treehopper diversity (Hemiptera: Membracidae) of Little Orleans, Allegany Co., Maryland
Bartlett C.R., Deitz L.L., Rothschild M.J., Wallace M.S. 2008. Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 101: 130-143.
3.Checklist and host plants of the treehoppers of North Carolina
Dietrich C.H., Rothschild M.J., Deitz L.L. 1999. Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 101: 242-262.