Explanation of Names
Acanalonia conica (Say 1830)
Greek konikos 'conic' (refers to the pointed head)
similar to A. bivittata
but has a pointed head and usually lacks stripes along the inner edge of the forewings. There are 2 small black dots between the wings.
The only green humpbacked nymph (Dr Hamilton, 2.viii.2007)
e. US (CT-FL to NE-TX) & so. ON(1)
, recently introduced to Italy(2)
has a rounded head and usually a reddish stripe along the inner edge of the forewing
Pechuman, L.L. and A.G. Wheeler. 1981. Northern range extension of Acanalonia conica (Homoptera: Acanaloniidae). Entomological News 92: 98-100.
Wilson, S.W. and J.E. McPherson. 1981. Life histories of Acanalonia bivittata and A. conica with descriptions of immature stages. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 74(3): 289-298.