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Species Ceresa diceros - Two-horned 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 Smiliinae
Tribe Ceresini
Genus Ceresa (Buffalo Treehoppers)
Species diceros (Two-horned Treehopper)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Stictocephala diceros
Explanation of Names
Ceresa diceros (Say 1824)
diceros = 'two-horned'
8-9 mm(1)
Canada (transcontinental) & much of the US south to NC-MO-TX-NM-UT(2)
Hosts: primarily American black elderberry (Sambucus canadensis, Caprifoliaceae); reported on many other plants(1)
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