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Species Ormenoides venusta

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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 Fulgoroidea (Planthoppers)
Family Flatidae (Flatid Planthoppers)
Subfamily Flatinae
Tribe Nephesini
Genus Ormenoides
Species venusta (Ormenoides venusta)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ormenoides pauperata (Melichar 1902)(1)(2)
Explanation of Names
Ormenoides venusta (Melichar 1902)
Identification
The only unmarked flatid in e. US with wing crossveins almost completely random - only a single row of them parallels the wing edge. Wings are narrower at the tip than in Anormenis and without a prominent double row of crossveins that traverse the wing. The orange edges to the wings are distinctive. In nymphs, the orange spots and 4-6 black tail spots are distinctive. (Dr Hamilton)
Check the wing veins here:
Range
e. US (NJ-FL to MO-OK-TX) & ON(1)
Food
Often found on wild grape
Internet References
Genus page - Univ. Delaware(1)
Works Cited
1.Bartlett C.R. (2012-) Planthoppers of North America
2.A review of the planthoppers (Hemiptera: Fulgoroidea) of the United States
Bartlett C. R., O'Brien L. B. & Wilson S. W. 2014. Memoirs of the American Entomological Society 50: 1-287.