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Species Micrutalis calva - Honeylocust Treehopper

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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)
Superfamily Cicadoidea (Cicadas, Leafhoppers, and Treehoppers)
Family Membracidae (Treehoppers)
Subfamily Smiliinae
Tribe Micrutalini
Genus Micrutalis
Species calva (Honeylocust Treehopper)
Explanation of Names
Micrutalis calva (Say 1831)
calva (L). 'bald/smooth'
2.6-3.3 mm(1)
e NA to NM-CO(1),(2)
common in FL (1)
Print References
Nixon, P.L. & Thompson, H.E. (1987) Biology of Micrutalis calva (Homoptera: Membracidae) on honey locust. Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society, 60(2), 273–279.
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