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Cicadellidae - Spangbergiella vulnerata - male

Cicadellidae - Spangbergiella vulnerata - Male
100 Acre Wood, Winneshiek County, Iowa, USA
October 8, 2011
Black light

neat; BG's best image so far
Moved from Leafhoppers.

Spangbergiella vulnerata
A male; females have much longer heads. The red pattern is distinctive.

This is a new state record; previously it was taken only as far north as AR. Global warming?

Thanks much
for your expertise!

The coloring reminds me of Graphocephala, although I don't see any that match your specimen exactly.

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