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Species Flatormenis saucia

Possible Flatid Nymph - Flatormenis saucia Leafhopper on Soaptree Yucca - Flatormenis saucia Flatormenis? - Flatormenis saucia Flatormenis saucia? - Flatormenis saucia Flatormenis saucia (Van Duzee) - Flatormenis saucia Flatormenis saucia? - Flatormenis saucia Unknown  - Flatormenis saucia Leafhopper - Flatormenis saucia
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 Flatidae (Flatid Planthoppers)
Subfamily Flatinae
Tribe Nephesini
Genus Flatormenis
Species saucia (Flatormenis saucia)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ormenis saucia Van Duzee 1912, Ormenis yumana Ball 1933(1)
Explanation of Names
Flatormenis saucia (Van Duzee)
Identification
varies in color (greenish to orangish), but is often recognized by the orangish mesonotum.(2)
Check the wing veins here:
Range
w. US (CA-ID to UT-TX)(3)(4)
Food
polyphagous (recorded hosts include plants in 9 families)(3)
Remarks
the most common and widespread flatid in the west(2)
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