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Species Enchenopa on-cercis - undescribed species that feeds on Redbud

Hopper Nymph - Enchenopa on-cercis Treehopper - Enchenopa on-cercis Treehopper - Enchenopa on-cercis Redbud Treehopper - Right Lateral - Enchenopa on-cercis Treehopper nymphs - Enchenopa on-cercis Enchenopa? - Enchenopa on-cercis
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 Cicadina
Superfamily Membracoidea (Leafhoppers, Treehoppers and Aetalionids)
Family Membracidae (Treehoppers)
Subfamily Membracinae
Tribe Membracini
Genus Enchenopa
Species on-cercis (undescribed species that feeds on Redbud)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Note that this taxon has not been described formally. The name porrecta has been used for it, but may not be valid--see comments by Andy Hamilton. The name oncercis here is simply a placeholder for this taxon on BugGuide.
Explanation of Names
Author of species porrecta (which may not be valid) is Buckton (Internet searches).
Species name porrecta is from Latin, porrectus, past participle of porrigere, to stretch out. Zoological term porrect means stretched out, especially in a forward direction (Internet searches).
Size
about 6 mm body length (including horn)
Life Cycle
In comments here, Andy Hamilton says that Enchenopa porrecta feeds on redbud (Cercis canadensis)