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Species Bruchomorpha oculata

planthopper? - Bruchomorpha oculata planthopper nymph? - Bruchomorpha oculata Bruchomorpha oculata Bruchomorpha oculata Small, dark insect with small wings - Bruchomorpha oculata Bruchomorpha oculata? - Bruchomorpha oculata Caliscelidae, lateral - Bruchomorpha oculata Bruchomorpha (oculata or nodosa perhaps) - Bruchomorpha oculata
Classification
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 Fulgoroidea (Planthoppers)
Family Caliscelidae (Piglet Bugs)
Genus Bruchomorpha
Species oculata (Bruchomorpha oculata)
Explanation of Names
Bruchomorpha oculata Newman 1838
Range
e. NA to NM-CO (QC-FL to MN-CO-NM)(1)
Food
weeping lovegrass (Eragrostis curvula, Poaceae) (Wilson & Wheeler 2010),(1)
Print References
Newman, E. 1838. Entomological notes. Entomological Magazine 5: 372-402.
Wilson, S.W. and A.G. Wheeler Jr. 2010. Planthopper (Hemiptera: Fulgoroidea) diversity of weeping lovegrass (Eragrostis curvula), an introduced host of little known, rarely collected native species. Entomologica Americana 116(3/4): 98–106.
Internet References
Genus page - Univ. Delaware(1)