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Species Graminella nigrifrons - Black-faced Leafhopper

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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 Deltocephalini
Genus Graminella
Species nigrifrons (Black-faced Leafhopper)
Explanation of Names
Graminella nigrifrons (Forbes 1885)
3-4 mm
The pattern of black spots along the head edge and the dark-marked face are characteristic of this species.
e. NA / W. Indies - Map (1)(2)
agricultural pest, vector of plant viruses
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