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Species Paramysidia mississippiensis

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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 Derbidae (Derbid Planthoppers)
Subfamily Derbinae
Tribe Derbini
Genus Paramysidia
Species mississippiensis (Paramysidia mississippiensis)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Mysidia mississippiensis Dozier 1922
Explanation of Names
Paramysidia mississippiensis (Dozier 1922)
body: ♂ 2.50 mm ♀ 3 mm; wingspan ♂ 15 mm ♀ 17 mm (Dozier 1922)
Known hosts: Sabal palmetto (Arecaceae), Acer (Maple, Aceraceae)(1)