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Genus Hortensia

hopper - Hortensia similis Leafhopper - Hortensia similis 020612Hopper1 - Hortensia similis 101612Hopper3 - Hortensia similis Common Green Leafhopper - Hortensia similis Hortensia similis Green Leafhopper - Hortensia similis Green Leafhopper - Hortensia similis
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 Cicadoidea (Cicadas, Leafhoppers, and Treehoppers)
Family Cicadellidae (Leafhoppers)
Subfamily Cicadellinae (Sharpshooters)
Tribe Cicadellini
Genus Hortensia
Explanation of Names
Hortensia Metcalf & Bruner 1936
a single sp. in our area, 3 spp. total(1)
5-10 mm