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Species Macropsis graminea

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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 Cicadellidae (Leafhoppers)
Subfamily Macropsinae
Genus Macropsis
No Taxon (subgenus Macropsis)
Species graminea (Macropsis graminea)
Explanation of Names
Macropsis graminea (Fabricius 1798)
native to, and widespread across w. Palaearctic (east to Mongolia)(1), adventive in NA and now transcontinental (NF-BC to...)(2)(3)
host: Populus nigra(2)
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.