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Species Allygus mixtus

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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
Superfamily Membracoidea (Leafhoppers and Treehoppers)
Family Cicadellidae (Typical Leafhoppers)
Subfamily Deltocephalinae
Tribe Athysanini
No Taxon (genus-group Athysanus)
Genus Allygus
Species mixtus (Allygus mixtus)
Explanation of Names
Allygus mixtus (Fabricius 1794)
Size
6-7 mm(1)
Range
native to Europe, adventive in NA(2)
Season
adults Jun-Oct in the UK(1)
Food
polyphagous on deciduous trees, mainly oaks; nymphs feed on grasses(3)(4)(1)
Remarks
earliest NA record: MA 1919 (died out?), NS 1973; in the west: BC 1949(3)
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