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Species Neohecalus magnificus

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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 (True Hoppers)
Infraorder Cicadomorpha
Superfamily Membracoidea (Leafhoppers and Treehoppers)
Family Cicadellidae (Typical Leafhoppers)
Subfamily Deltocephalinae
Tribe Hecalini (Shovelhead Leafhoppers)
Subtribe Hecalina
Genus Neohecalus
Species magnificus (Neohecalus magnificus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Author: Hamilton 2000
Males and females significantly different.
Considered to be tallgrass dependent.
Prairie Cordgrass - Spartina pectinata
Print References
Hamilton, K.G.A. 2000. Five genera of new world "shovel-headed" and "spoon-bill" leafhoppers (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Dorycephalini and Hecalini). The Canadian Entomologist 132: 429-503. Abstract
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