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Species Zygina flammigera

Zygina flammigera? - Zygina flammigera Non-native Zygina flammigera in WA - Zygina flammigera Non-native Zygina flammigera in WA - Zygina flammigera Leafhopper - Zygina flammigera Zygina flammigera Zygina flammigera - female Zygina flammigera - female 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 (Free-living Hemipterans)
Superfamily Cicadoidea (Cicadas, Leafhoppers, and Treehoppers)
Family Cicadellidae (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)