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Species Pissonotus piceus

Planthopper - Pissonotus piceus Planthopper - Pissonotus piceus Planthopper - Pissonotus piceus - male Another planthopper - Pissonotus piceus - female Hopper [nymph?] ID Request - Pissonotus piceus Delphacid - Pissonotus piceus Planthopper - Pissonotus piceus Planthopper - Pissonotus piceus - female
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 Delphacidae (Delphacid Planthoppers)
Subfamily Delphacinae
Genus Pissonotus
Species piceus (Pissonotus piceus)
Identification
The way the white band across the wing tips is almost interrupted by a black spot is distinctive.
[Dr. Andy Hamilton]
Range
Quebec south to Texas
Remarks
Males are black, females brown