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Species Cyrtolobus discoidalis

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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 Membracidae (Treehoppers)
Subfamily Smiliinae
Tribe Smiliini
Genus Cyrtolobus
Species discoidalis (Cyrtolobus discoidalis)
Explanation of Names
Cyrtolobus discoidalis (Emmons 1854)
Size
♀ 5-6 mm, ♂ 4-5 mm(1)
Range
eastern & central US and adjacent Canada(1)
Food
Host in FL: Quercus laurifolia(1)
See Also
Very similar to C. funkhouseri. C. funkhouseri and C. discoidalis differ only in the length of the pronotum, which in the latter species extends as far as the marginal vein of the front wing, whereas in C. funkhouseri it is much shorter. --Andy Hamilton.]
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