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Species Stictocephala 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 (True Hoppers)
Infraorder Cicadomorpha
Superfamily Membracoidea (Leafhoppers and Treehoppers)
Family Membracidae (Typical Treehoppers)
Subfamily Smiliinae
Tribe Ceresini
Genus Stictocephala (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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