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Species Paraphlepsius dentatus

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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 Deltocephalinae
Tribe Pendarini
Genus Paraphlepsius
No Taxon (subgenus Strephonius)
Species dentatus (Paraphlepsius dentatus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Paraphlepsius dentatus (Baker, 1898)
Size
7.0mm (1)
Identification
"Wider across the head and thorax than most other species of this genus. A similar species, P. luxuria, occurs farther north and west of this coastal species." [Andy Hamilton]
Works Cited
1.Leafhoppers (Homoptera: Cicadellidae) of Canada and Alaska
Bryan P. Beirne. 1956. The Canadian Entomologist, Volume LXXXVIII, Supplement 2.