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Species Paraphlepsius collitus

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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 (True Hoppers)
Infraorder Cicadomorpha
Superfamily Membracoidea (Leafhoppers and Treehoppers)
Family Cicadellidae (Typical Leafhoppers)
Subfamily Deltocephalinae
Tribe Pendarini
Genus Paraphlepsius
No Taxon (subgenus Gamarex)
Species collitus (Paraphlepsius collitus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Paraphlepsius collitus (Ball, 1903)
Size
5-6mm (1)
Identification
Vertex and thorax are largely ochreous, and contrast with the general grayish-brown hue of forewings. The dark markings on the forewings are intensified at the base and middle to form indefinite dark traverse bands. (1)
Works Cited
1.Leafhoppers (Homoptera: Cicadellidae) of Canada and Alaska
Bryan P. Beirne. 1956. The Canadian Entomologist, Volume LXXXVIII, Supplement 2.