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Species Rhynchomitra microrhina

Rhynchomitra? - Rhynchomitra microrhina Scolops [adult?] ID Request - Rhynchomitra microrhina Leaf Hopper ?? - Rhynchomitra microrhina BG2296 E5282 - Rhynchomitra microrhina Hopper - Rhynchomitra microrhina Rhynchomitra microrhina Green planthopper - Rhynchomitra microrhina Rhynchomitra, perhaps microrhina? - Rhynchomitra microrhina
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 Dictyopharidae (Dictyopharid Planthoppers)
Subfamily Dictyopharinae
Tribe Nersiini
Genus Rhynchomitra
Species microrhina (Rhynchomitra microrhina)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Rhynchomitra microrhina (Walker)
Orig. Comb: Dictyophora microrhina Walker 1851
Explanation of Names
microrhina = 'small-nosed'
Range
e. US (NY-FL to NE-TX) to Belize(1)
Food
Known hosts: Cephalanthus occidentalis (buttonbush, Rubiaceae), Eragrostis curvula (weeping lovegrass, Poaceae), Hibiscus moscheutos (crimsoneyed rosemallow, Malvaceae)(1)
Internet References
Genus page - Univ. Delaware(1)