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Species Archasia pallida

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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 Cicadoidea (Cicadas, Leafhoppers, and Treehoppers)
Family Membracidae (Treehoppers)
Subfamily Smiliinae
Tribe Telamonini
Genus Archasia
Species pallida (Archasia pallida)
Explanation of Names
Archasia pallida (Fairmaire 1846)
Size
8-9 mm(1)
Identification
Crest lower than the others in the genus (twice as long as high) and there are more black spots above the eye. The pale, striped legs also seem to be distinctive. --K.G.A. Hamilton, 2010
Range
e US to AZ(1),(2)
Remarks
rare (K.G.A. Hamilton, 2010)
Print References
Flynn D.J., Balme G.R., Deitz L.L., Rothschild M.J. (2003) Archasia pallida (Fairmaire) (Hemiptera: Membracidae) in North Carolina. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 105(4): 1060-1061.
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