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Species Scaphytopius elegans

Scaphytopius elegans (Van Duzee) - Scaphytopius elegans Scaphytopius elegans - female Scaphytopius elegans Scaphytopius elegans Leafhopper - Scaphytopius elegans? - Scaphytopius elegans Leafhopper - Scaphytopius elegans? - Scaphytopius elegans Scaphytopius elegans Scaphytopius elegans
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 Cicadomorpha
Superfamily Membracoidea (Leafhoppers and Treehoppers)
Family Cicadellidae (Typical Leafhoppers)
Subfamily Deltocephalinae
Tribe Scaphytopiini
Genus Scaphytopius
No Taxon (subgenus Scaphytopius)
Species elegans (Scaphytopius elegans)
Explanation of Names
Scaphytopius elegans (Van Duzee 1890)
Identification

Det. Kyle Kittelberger, 2015
Range
CA-LA, FL, NC (Musgrave 1979, BG data)
Season
mostly: Mar-Aug (BG data)(1)
Food
on oaks (Quercus) (Musgrave 1979)(1)
Print References
Musgrave C.A. (1979) Scaphytopius in Florida (Homoptera: Cicadellidae). FL Dept. Ag. Ent. Circ. 204. 3 pp. (Full text)
Works Cited
1.Abundance and distribution of potential arthropod prey species in a typical Golden-cheeked Warbler habitat.
Quinn, M.A. 2000. Unpublished Thesis. Texas A&M University, College Station. ix + 182 pp.