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Species Zygina flammigera

Non-native Zygina flammigera in WA - Zygina flammigera Zygina flammigera - female Typhlocybinae? - Zygina flammigera Typhlocybinae? - Zygina flammigera Leafhopper - Zygina flammigera Leafhopper - Zygina flammigera Leafhopper - Zygina flammigera Leafhopper - Zygina flammigera
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids and Allies)
Suborder Auchenorrhyncha (True Hoppers)
Infraorder Cicadomorpha
Superfamily Membracoidea (Leafhoppers and Treehoppers)
Family Cicadellidae (Typical Leafhoppers)
Subfamily Typhlocybinae
Tribe Erythroneurini
Genus Zygina
Species flammigera (Zygina flammigera)
Explanation of Names
Zygina (Zygina) flammigera (Fourcroy 1785)
flammigera = 'flame-bearing'
Identification
The zigzag red stripe is highly characteristic. Nymphs have enormously long, fine antennae, longer than the whole body.
Range
native to Europe, adventive in NA (BC-WA)(1)
Food
Host plants in the Rosaceae family, oaks, etc.
Remarks
earliest NA record: BC 1950(2)