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Species Thionia bullata

Fulgoroid - Thionia bullata Planthopper - Delphacid? - Thionia bullata Issid planthopper - Thionia bullata Thionia - Thionia bullata Leafhopper - Thionia bullata Thionia - Thionia bullata Hemiptera: What species of Issid planthopper? - Thionia bullata For years I referred to this one as Rocket Bug - Thionia bullata
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 Fulgoromorpha
Superfamily Fulgoroidea (Planthoppers)
Family Issidae (Issid Planthoppers)
Subfamily Thioniinae
Genus Thionia
Species bullata (Thionia bullata)
Explanation of Names
Thionia bullata (Say 1830)
bullata = 'puckered, blistered'
Size
6-7 mm
Range
e. US (NY-FL west to MO-TX) & ON(1)
Season
Jun-Sep in NC(2)
Food
hosts: pines (Pinus taeda, P. echinata, P. virginiana)
Works Cited
1.A review of the planthoppers (Hemiptera: Fulgoroidea) of the United States
Bartlett C. R., O'Brien L. B. & Wilson S. W. 2014. Memoirs of the American Entomological Society 50: 1-287.
2.Insects of North Carolina
C.S. Brimley. 1938. North Carolina Department of Agriculture.