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Species Doratura stylata

Leafhopper - Doratura stylata Auchenorrhyncha 05b - Doratura stylata Leafhopper - Doratura stylata - male Leafhopper - Doratura stylata - male cicadellid? - Doratura stylata cicadellid? - Doratura stylata Hemiptera nymph - Doratura stylata Hemiptera nymph - Doratura stylata
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)
Infraorder Cicadomorpha
Superfamily Membracoidea (Leafhoppers, Treehoppers and Aetalionids)
Family Cicadellidae (Leafhoppers)
Subfamily Deltocephalinae
Tribe Chiasmini
Genus Doratura
Species stylata (Doratura stylata)
Explanation of Names
Author: Boheman, 1847
Identification

The 3 spots on the margin of the head, and the black band across the face (not seen in this photo) are both characteristic of this European leafhopper. --Andy Hamilton
Range
native to Europe and North Africa, adventive in NA(1)
Food
on grasses(2)
Remarks
Brachypterous (short-winged) (1 and 2) as well as long-winged adults (3).


Nymph
Works Cited
1.Assessment of species diversity in the Atlantic Maritime Ecozone
McAlpine D.F., Smith I.M. (eds.). 2010. Canadian Science Publishing (NRC Research Press). 785 pp.
2.Keys to the insects of the European part of the USSR. Vol. I: Apterygota, Palaeoptera, Hemimetabola
Bei-Bienko G.Y. (Ed.). 1964. Leningrad: Zoological Institute. 935 pp.