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Species Pintalia vibex

Planthopper - Pintalia vibex Mystery bug - Pintalia vibex Hopper [=Stenocranus?] ID Request - Pintalia vibex Pintalia vibex Pintalia vibex Kramer - Pintalia vibex Pintalia - Pintalia vibex Pintalia? - Pintalia vibex Pintalia vibex Kramer - Pintalia vibex
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
Length of males 5.8 - 7.2 mm, females 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)
See Also
Pintalia delicata - distinguished by the contrasting pale stripe between inner margins (1)
Print References
Kramer, J.P. 1983. Taxonomic study of the planthopper family Cixiidae in the United States (Homoptera: Fulgoroidea). Transactions of the American Entomological Society 109(1): 1-57. (1)
Internet References
Genus page - Univ. Delaware(2)
BOLD Systems - images of DNA supported specimens
Works Cited
1.Taxonomic study of the planthopper family Cixiidae in the United States (Homoptera: Fulgoroidea).
Kramer, J.P. 1983. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 109(1): 1-57.
2.Bartlett C.R. (2012-) Planthoppers of North America