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Photos of insects and people from the 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico, July 20-24

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Species Penthimia americana

Hopper nymph? - Penthimia americana Tree Hopper again - Penthimia americana Blackish hopper - Penthimia americana Reddish Hopper  - Penthimia americana leafhopper - Penthimia americana - female penthimia americana?? - Penthimia americana Spittlebug - Penthimia americana Penthimia americana - female
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 Cicadomorpha (Cicadas, Spittlebugs, Leafhoppers, and Treehoppers)
Superfamily Membracoidea (Leafhoppers and Treehoppers)
Family Cicadellidae (Typical Leafhoppers)
Subfamily Deltocephalinae
Tribe Penthimiini
Genus Penthimia
Species americana (Penthimia americana)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Penthimia picta Provancher 1872 is treated as a jun.syn. of P. americana Fitch in(1)
Explanation of Names
Penthimia americana Fitch 1851
e. NA to MT (QC-FL to ON-MT-TX)(1)
Often associated with oaks [Andy Hamilton]