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Species Iassus lanio

Leafhopper - Iassus lanio - male
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 Cicadoidea (Cicadas, Leafhoppers, and Treehoppers)
Family Cicadellidae (Leafhoppers)
Subfamily Iassinae
Tribe Iassini
Genus Iassus
Species lanio (Iassus lanio)
Size
Female: 7.7-8.5 mm, male is smaller.
Identification
Forewings vary in color from green to pale brown. Vertex, pronotum and scutellum are heavily dark-mottled. Head as wide as the pronotum.
Food
Feeds on oaks.
Remarks
NEW RECORD FOR NORTH AMERICA for this European genus (Andy Hamilton).
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