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Species Lepyronia coleoptrata

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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 Cercopoidea (Spittlebugs)
Family Aphrophoridae (Spittlebugs)
Genus Lepyronia
Species coleoptrata (Lepyronia coleoptrata)
Explanation of Names
Lepyronia coleoptrata (Linnaeus 1758)
Identification
More robust than the common L. quadrangularis, particularly in the profile of the head. [Dr Hamilton]
Range
native to, and widespread across the Palaearctic (1), adventive in our area (ne. NA)(2)
Remarks
earliest N. Amer. record: NY 1940(2)