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Species Traxus fulvus

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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 Issidae (Issid Planthoppers)
Tribe Issini
Subtribe Hysteropterina
Genus Traxus
Species fulvus (Traxus fulvus)
Explanation of Names
Traxus fulvus Metcalf, 1923
Numbers
1 sp. n. of Mex. (1)
Size
5-6 mm
Range
c. TX to Mex (2)
Season
May-June (BG data)
Remarks
This is the first time that the nymph has been seen! - Andy Hamilton, 28 February, 2008
See Also
A second sp., Traxus kasparyani Gnezdilov and O'Brien, was recently described from ne Mexico, Tamps and N.L.
Print References
Gnezdilov, V.M. and L.B. O'Brien. 2008. New taxa and combinations in Neotropical Issidae (Hemiptera: Fulgoroidea). Insecta Mundi 31: 1-26. Full PDF
Metcalf Z.P. 1923 A key to the Fulgoridae of Eastern North America with descriptions of new species Journal of the Elisha Mitchell Scientific Society, 38: 139-230.