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Species Acanalonia bivittata - Two-striped Planthopper

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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 Acanaloniidae (Acanaloniid Planthoppers)
Genus Acanalonia
Species bivittata (Two-striped Planthopper)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Acanalonia bivittata rubescens (Melichar 1901)(1)
Explanation of Names
Acanalonia bivittata (Say 1825)
Latin 'two-striped' (refers to the stripe along the inner edge of each forewing)
body 3-6 mm
usually green (occasionally pink) with broad prominently-veined wings held vertically; reddish stripe along inner edge of wing
e. US (ME-FL west to MN-TX) and so. ON(2)
fields, shrublands, wood edges on shoots or leaves of trees, shrubs, herbaceous plants
summer and fall
the most common and widespread member of the genus
Works Cited
1.A review of the planthoppers (Hemiptera: Fulgoroidea) of the United States
Bartlett C. R., O'Brien L. B. & Wilson S. W. 2014. Memoirs of the American Entomological Society 50: 1-287.
2.Bartlett C.R. (2012-) Planthoppers of North America