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Species Macropsis graminea

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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 (Cicadas, Spittlebugs, Leafhoppers, and Treehoppers)
Superfamily Membracoidea (Leafhoppers and Treehoppers)
Family Cicadellidae (Typical Leafhoppers)
Subfamily Eurymelinae
Tribe Macropsini
Genus Macropsis
No Taxon (subgenus Macropsis)
Species graminea (Macropsis graminea)
Explanation of Names
Macropsis graminea (Fabricius 1798)
Range
native to, and widespread across w. Palaearctic (east to Mongolia)(1), adventive in NA and now transcontinental (NF-BC to...)(2)(3)
Food
host: Populus nigra(2)
Remarks
earliest record in our area: NJ 1918(2)
Works Cited
1.Lis et al. (2012) Hemiptera Poloniae
2.Short-horned bugs (Hemiptera, Auchenorrhyncha) introduced to North America
3.Checklist of the Hemiptera of Canada and Alaska
Maw, H.E.L., R.G. Foottit, K.G.A. Hamilton and G.G.E. Scudder. 2000. NRC Research Press.