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Species Iassus lanio

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Classification
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 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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