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Species Idiocerus stigmaticalis

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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 (Free-living Hemipterans)
Superfamily Cicadoidea (Cicadas, Leafhoppers, and Treehoppers)
Family Cicadellidae (Leafhoppers)
Subfamily Idiocerinae
Genus Idiocerus
No Taxon (subgenus Idiocerus)
Species stigmaticalis (Idiocerus stigmaticalis)
Explanation of Names
Idiocerus stigmaticalis Lewis 1834
Size
6-7 mm(1)
Identification
The very large appendix (membranous flap on the wing tip) and very short head indicate Idiocerus; the way the crossveins align on the wing tip indicates the species. -- Andy Hamilton
Range
native to, and widespread across Europe, adventive in NA(2), now widespread in ne. US & adjacent Canada (NF-ON)(3)
Season
Jul-Oct in the UK(1); this and other related species of Idiocerus overwinter as adults, becoming sexually mature in spring. -- Andy Hamilton
Food
hosts: willows(1)
Remarks
earliest NA record: MA 1924(2)
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