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Species Orientus ishidae - Japanese 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 Deltocephalinae
Tribe Athysanini
Genus Orientus
Species ishidae (Japanese Leafhopper)
Explanation of Names
Orientus ishidae (Matsumura 1902)
Size
4.3-6.5 mm(1)
Range
native to e. Asia, adventive in NA(1)(2)
Habitat
hardwood & mixed forests, forest edges/clearings, meadows(1)
Food
on various shrubs(1)
Remarks
earliest NA record: NJ 1919(2)