Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Phaneroptera nana Fieber 1853
Explanation of Names
"nana" is a Latin adjective derived from Greek nanos (νανος)- "dwarf"
Nymphs of this species are very similar to nymphs of Scudderia spp., but have more and narrower black rings around the antennae than any Scudderia nymphs in the same area.
Bay Area of California and Hollywood.
Found in NY as of 2007, NJ as of 2012, PA as of 2015. Seems to be slowly extending its range.
Introduced from Europe perhaps since 1930s.