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Genus Thionia

Planthopper 03 - Thionia quinquata Issid  Planthopper - Thionia elliptica bug - Thionia elliptica Thionia quinquata Thionia bullata Thionia elliptica (Germar) - Thionia elliptica Thionia obrienae Wilson - Thionia obrienae - male Issid Planthopper - Thionia omani
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 Fulgoromorpha
Superfamily Fulgoroidea (Planthoppers)
Family Issidae (Issid Planthoppers)
Subfamily Thioniinae
Genus Thionia
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
revised in (1)
Explanation of Names
Thionia (Stål, 1859)
5 spp. in our area, __ total(2)
Thionia bullata (Say, 1830): eastern U.S. and Canada
Thionia elliptica (Germar, 1830): eastern U.S. and Canada
Thionia obrienae (Wilson, 1987): TX
Thionia omani (Doering, 1938): NM
Thionia quinquata (Metcalf, 1923): southeastern U.S.
5.5-8.1 mm(3)
Adult: vertex chevron-like, depressed through middle and with sharply elevated margins; frons typically elongate with elevated margins and three carinae(3)
e Canada to AZ to S America(2)
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