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Species Entylia carinata - Keeled 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 (Cicadas, Spittlebugs, Leafhoppers, and Treehoppers)
Superfamily Membracoidea (Leafhoppers and Treehoppers)
Family Membracidae (Typical Treehoppers)
Subfamily Smiliinae
Tribe Polyglyptini
Genus Entylia
Species carinata (Keeled Treehopper)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Entylia carinata (Forster)
Orig. Comb: Cicada carinata Forster 1771
Entylia emarginata (Fabricius 1798) considered a synonym of E. carinata (Forster)
Explanation of Names
carinata (L). 'keeled'
♀ 5 mm, ♂ 4.5 mm(1)
e. NA to S. Amer. - Map (1),(2)(3)
mostly May-Oct (BG data)
hosts: various herbaceous plants, especially Asteraceae(4)(5)
Life Cycle
Commonly seen to be attended by ants: