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Species Graphocephala gothica - Amphigonalia gothica

Mating Leafhoppers - Graphocephala gothica - male - female Hopper - Graphocephala gothica Leafhopper - Graphocephala gothica Unknown Hopper nymph - Graphocephala gothica Cicadellidae - Graphocephala gothica Plant Hopper - Graphocephala gothica Graphocephala gothica Graphocephala gothica? - Graphocephala gothica
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)
Infraorder Cicadomorpha
Superfamily Membracoidea (Leafhoppers, Treehoppers and Aetalionids)
Family Cicadellidae (Leafhoppers)
Subfamily Cicadellinae (Sharpshooters)
Tribe Cicadellini
Genus Graphocephala
No Taxon ("Neokolla/Keonolla species-group")
Species gothica (Amphigonalia gothica)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Tettigonia similis (Woodworth, C.W., 1890)
Tettigoniella gothica (Smith, 1910)
Cicadella gothica (Van Duzee, 1916)
Neokolla gothica (Medler, 1943)
Explanation of Names
Amphigonalia gothica (Signoret, 1854)
gothica = 'gothic'
The only pink leafhopper east of the Rockies. --Andy Hamilton (color is variable though)
M-shaped mark between eyes is also distinctive.