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Species Gyponana octolineata

leafhopper - Gyponana octolineata Leafhopper - Male Gyponana octolineata? - Gyponana octolineata Red Leafhopper - Gyponana sp. - Gyponana octolineata Hopper ID Please - Gyponana octolineata Leafhopper - Gyponana octolineata Gyponana sp.? - Gyponana octolineata Gyponana gladia or octolineata (male)? - Gyponana octolineata Orange and yellow leafhopper - Gyponana octolineata
Classification
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 Iassinae
Tribe Gyponini
Genus Gyponana
No Taxon (subgenus Gyponana)
Species octolineata (Gyponana octolineata)
Other Common Names
Eight-lined Leafhopper
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Gyponana octolineata Say
Identification
Male tends to have the red marks confined to the body and the wing bases, whereas females are generally orange-red all over [per comment from Andy Hamilton].

G. gladia is typically more uniformly red-orange than in G. octolineata, which has the red typically confined to the wing veins (sometimes) and the thorax. However, the only way for a definitive ID is through analyses of male genitalia as variation does occur in color and wing reticulation among gladia and octolineata. Therefore, the individuals on this page are grouped based on general characteristics, and some individuals on G. gladia may pertain to dark, boldly red individuals of G. octolineata. [K. Kittelberger]
Food
Pines.
See Also
G. gladia is darker and stouter
Internet References
BOLD Systems - pinned DNA supported specimens