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Species Thionia quinquata

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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 Issidae (Issid Planthoppers)
Tribe Issini
Subtribe Thioniina
Genus Thionia
Species quinquata (Thionia quinquata)
Explanation of Names
Thionia quinquata Metcalf, 1923
Size
≥8mm (1)
Identification
Adult: Metcalf in his original description states that this species may be recognized by the shape of the vertex and by coloration. The general color is almost uniform light brown, which is almost uniformly covered with small, dark points, and the veins are also dark. In size it ranks as one of the larger species in the genus, as the female measures at least 8 mm. in length from tip of head to apex of wings. The vertex is more distinctly chevron-like in shape than in any other species in the genus due to the sharper angles. (1)

The length of the head indicates this species, which is taken on pines in the southern states. The similar T. bullata feeds on oaks; its nymphs have dark stripes on the sides of the abdomen. (Dr Hamilton, 4.vii.2008)
Range
NC-GA(2)
Internet References
Genus page - Univer. Delaware(3)