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Genus Carynota

Little Armored Nymph - Carynota Carynota marmorata Treehopper - Carynota mera Carynota mera Rounded, greenish treehopper - Carynota mera Insect - Carynota mera Carynota mera Treehopper - Carynota mera
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 Telamonini
Genus Carynota
Explanation of Names
Carynota Fitch 1851
4 spp., all in our area(1)
3 spp. widespread in the east (all range into Canada), C. maculata restricted to FL(1)
Host plants: Alnus, Betula, Corylus, Quercus, Hamamelis, Carya, Juglans, Tilia(2)