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Species Dalbulus maidis - Corn Leafhopper

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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 Macrostelini
Genus Dalbulus
Species maidis (Corn Leafhopper)
Explanation of Names
Dalbulus maidis (DeLong & Wolcott 1923)
Range
sc US to Argentina
Life Cycle
an important pest of corn (Zea mays, Poaceae) in the neotropics. (Capinera, 2002)
Remarks
Considered invasive in this country. (Capinera, 2002)
Print References
Capinera, J.L. 2002. North American Vegetable Pests. The Pattern of Invasion. American Entomologist.