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Species Graphocephala cythura

Sharpshooter for California in March - Graphocephala cythura Leafhopper - Graphocephala cythura leafhopper pair on Ambrosia - Graphocephala cythura - male - female Hordnia cythura - Graphocephala cythura Hordnia - Graphocephala cythura Hordnia - Graphocephala cythura D71_1192 - Graphocephala cythura Graphocephala cythura on Salvia sp. Riverside, CA - Graphocephala cythura
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 Cicadellinae (Sharpshooters)
Tribe Cicadellini
Genus Graphocephala
No Taxon (Incertae sedis)
Species cythura (Graphocephala cythura)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Tettigonia cythura (Baker, 1898)
Diedrocephala versuta cythura (Ball, 1901)
Diedrocephala cythura (Woodworth, 1913)
Graphocephala cythura (Van Duzee, 1916)
Explanation of Names
Graphocephala cythura (Baker, 1898)
♂ 4.2-4.6 mm, ♀ 4.6 – 5.0 mm
Southwestern United States and Mexico
Oman redescribed the species, on the basis of the male genitalia.
Internet References
BOLD Systems - images of DNA supported specimens (1)