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Species Amphigonalia gothica

Sharpshooter - Amphigonalia gothica Data point for March in New Brunswick - Amphigonalia gothica Cicadellidae - Amphigonalia gothica Cicadellidae - Amphigonalia gothica Sharpshooter leafhopper on Peach-leaf willow - Amphigonalia gothica Planthopper? - Amphigonalia gothica Neokolla hieroglyphica? - Amphigonalia gothica Leafhopper - Amphigonalia gothica
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 Cicadellinae (Sharpshooters)
Tribe Cicadellini
Genus Amphigonalia
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.