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Species Campylenchia latipes - Wide-footed Treehopper

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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 Membracinae
Tribe Membracini
Genus Campylenchia
Species latipes (Wide-footed Treehopper)
Other Common Names
Eastern Thornhopper
Explanation of Names
Campylenchia latipes (Say 1824)
♀ 9 mm, ♂ 7.5 mm(1)
The only species in the east with this appearance (forward-pointing horn). Hind legs are spiny, front legs are leaf-like.

throughout US & Canada(1)
Life Cycle
Associated with herbaceous plants, especially Asteraceae (1), and often found, in particular, on goldenrod (2).
They are generally tended by ants
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