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Species Acanalonia bivittata - Two-striped Planthopper

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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 Fulgoroidea (Planthoppers)
Family Acanaloniidae (Acanaloniid Planthoppers)
Genus Acanalonia
Species bivittata (Two-striped Planthopper)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Acanalonia bivittata rubescens (Melichar 1901)(1)
Explanation of Names
Acanalonia bivittata (Say 1825)
bivittata 'two-striped'
Size
5.2-8.4 mm(2)
Identification
Reticulation prominent over all the forewings(2)
usually green (occasionally pink) with broad prominently-veined wings held vertically; reddish stripe along inner edge of wing
in A. fasciata (sw US) reticulation lacking at base of forewings, and size smaller (4.2-6.2 mm)(2)
Range
e. US (ME-FL west to MN-TX) and so. ON(2)
Habitat
fields, shrublands, wood edges on shoots or leaves of trees, shrubs, herbaceous plants
Food
polyphagous(2)
Life Cycle
Life cycle stages (MJ Hatfield)
Remarks
the most common and widespread member of the genus
Works Cited
1.A review of the planthoppers (Hemiptera: Fulgoroidea) of the United States
Bartlett C. R., O'Brien L. B. & Wilson S. W. 2014. Memoirs of the American Entomological Society 50: 1-287.
2.Bartlett C.R. and contributors (2017-) Planthoppers of North America