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Genus Acutalis

Treehopper - Acutalis tartarea Acutalis Brunnea - Acutalis tartarea Treehopper - Acutalis tartarea tree hopper - Acutalis tartarea Treehopper - Acutalis tartarea membracid - Acutalis tartarea treehopper - Acutalis tartarea Auchenorrhyncha found in Center Valley Pennsylvania - Acutalis tartarea
Classification
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 Membracidae (Treehoppers)
Subfamily Smiliinae
Tribe Acutalini
Genus Acutalis
Explanation of Names
Acutalis Fairmaire 1846
Latin acutus 'sharp' + -alis 'pertaining to'
Numbers
2 spp. in our area(1)
Range
New World(2); in our area:
A. tartarea is widespread in the east (QC-FL to ON-SD-UT-TX),
A. nigrinervis is only known from QC & MO(1)