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Cotton Fleahopper - Pseudatomoscelis seriatus

Cotton Fleahopper - Pseudatomoscelis seriatus
Sun City Center Nature Trails, Hillsborough County, Florida, USA
March 2, 2019
Size: ~3 mm
On Florida native plant, Yellow Hatpins, Syngonanthus flavidulus.
Under Works Cited on the Info page is Thomas J. Henry's "Revision of Keltonia and the cotton fleahopper genus Pseudatomoscelis." On page 42 he writes, "In 1981, I collected a large population of P. seriatus in the Florida panhandle on shoe buttons, Syngonathus flavidulus..."
(As per the University of Florida's Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants, "shoe buttons" refers to Ardisia elliptica, a category I invasive.)

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