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Species Homalodisca insolita - Johnsongrass Sharpshooter

Leafhopper - Homalodisca insolita black and yellow leafhopper - Homalodisca insolita Homalodisca? - Homalodisca insolita - female Phera insolita - Homalodisca insolita Phera insolita - Homalodisca insolita Dark Sharpshooter with bright yellow sides - Homalodisca insolita Cicadellinae - Homalodisca insolita Cicadellinae - Homalodisca insolita
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
Superfamily Membracoidea (Leafhoppers and Treehoppers)
Family Cicadellidae (Typical Leafhoppers)
Subfamily Cicadellinae (Sharpshooters)
Tribe Proconiini
Genus Homalodisca
Species insolita (Johnsongrass Sharpshooter)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Phera insolita
Explanation of Names
Homalodisca insolita (Walker 1858)