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Species Sibovia occatoria

Hopper - Sibovia occatoria Leafhopper - Sibovia occatoria Sibovia occatoria? - Sibovia occatoria Sibovia  - Sibovia occatoria  Unknown Planthopper on Polymnia uvedalia - Sibovia occatoria Yellow-lined Sharpshooter - Sibovia occatoria Sibovia - Sibovia occatoria Sibovia occatoria
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 Cicadellinae (Sharpshooters)
Tribe Cicadellini
Genus Sibovia
Species occatoria (Sibovia occatoria)
Explanation of Names
Sibovia occatoria Say 1830
Identification
The reddish form was once thought to be a different species but Andy Hamilton says, "It now appears that this is a species with 2 color forms, one more common in the east and the other much more common in the west."
Range
se. US to the neotropics