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Species Neokolla hieroglyphica - Graphocephala gothica

Planthopper - Neokolla hieroglyphica Neokolla hieroglyphica Leafhopper on Ironweed - Neokolla hieroglyphica cicadellid - Neokolla hieroglyphica Unknown Cicadellidae sp. - Neokolla hieroglyphica Cicadoidea  - Neokolla hieroglyphica Planthopper? - Neokolla hieroglyphica Sharpshooter - Neokolla hieroglyphica
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 Cicadoidea (Cicadas, Leafhoppers, and Treehoppers)
Family Cicadellidae (Leafhoppers)
Subfamily Cicadellinae (Sharpshooters)
Tribe Cicadellini
Genus Neokolla
Species hieroglyphica (Graphocephala gothica)
Explanation of Names
Neokolla hieroglyphica (Say 1830)
The only pink leafhopper east of the Rockies. --Andy Hamilton (color is variable though)
M-shaped mark between eyes is also distinctive.