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Species Pintalia vibex

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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 Fulgoroidea (Planthoppers)
Family Cixiidae (Cixiid Planthoppers)
Subfamily Cixiinae
Tribe Pintaliini
Genus Pintalia
Species vibex (Pintalia vibex)
Explanation of Names
Pintalia vibex Kramer 1983
Size
♂ 5.8-7.2 mm, ♀ 6.8-7.8 mm(1)
Identification
this is the most laterally compressed Cixiid, one with a less obvious white stripe down the back than the more common P. delicata. (Dr Hamilton, 21.vii.2007)
Range
e. US (MD-FL to IL-KS-TX)(2)