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Species Thionia obrienae

Thionia elliptica (Germar) - Thionia obrienae Thionia elliptica (Germar) - Thionia obrienae Thionia elliptica (Germar) - Thionia obrienae Thionia obrienae Wilson - Thionia obrienae - male Thionia obrienae Wilson - Thionia obrienae - male Thionia obrienae Wilson - Thionia obrienae - male
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 (Planthoppers)
Superfamily Fulgoroidea
Family Issidae (Issid Planthoppers)
Subfamily Issinae
Tribe Thioniini
Genus Thionia (Thioniini incertae sedis)
Species obrienae (Thionia obrienae)
Explanation of Names
Thionia obrienae Wilson, 1987
named in honor of Dr. Lois B. O’Brien, who first suggested that it may be undescribed and who has contributed immeasurably to our knowledge of New World Fulgoroidea.
Size
♂ 7 mm, ♀ 8-10 mm (Dr Hamilton, 26.vii.2008)
Range
TX, AR(1) - Map (1)(2)(3)(4)(5), most records from Edwards Plateau, c. TX
Food
Texas live oak (Quercus fusiformis, Fagaceae) (2)
Remarks
Type Locality: Concan [Uvalde Co., TX], 4 June 1933, P. W. Oman, with labels “Thionia elliptica (Germ) Det. Doering” (1)
See Also
Thionia elliptica (Germar) - Range: e. US
Print References
Wheeler, A.G., Jr. and S.W. Wilson. 1987. Life history of the Issid planthopper Thionia elliptica (Homoptera: Fulgoroidea) with description of a new Thionia species from Texas. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 95(3): 440-451. (1)
Internet References
Genus page - Univ. Delaware(4)