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Species Ribautiana ulmi - European Elm 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 (Free-living Hemipterans)
Superfamily Cicadoidea (Cicadas, Leafhoppers, and Treehoppers)
Family Cicadellidae (Leafhoppers)
Subfamily Typhlocybinae
Tribe Typhlocybini
Subtribe Typhlocybina
Genus Ribautiana
Species ulmi (European Elm Leafhopper )
Explanation of Names
Ribautiana ulmi (Linnaeus 1758)
Size
3.5-4 mm(1)
Range
native to Europe, adventive and now widespread in NA(2)(3)
Season
Adults May-Nov in UK(1)
Food
hosts: mostly elms (Ulmus), also recorded on a dozen other plant genera(2)
Remarks
damages esthetic value of elms
earliest NA record: NY 1886(3)
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