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Genus Peregrinus

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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 Fulgoromorpha
Superfamily Fulgoroidea (Planthoppers)
Family Delphacidae (Delphacid Planthoppers)
Subfamily Delphacinae
Tribe Delphacini
Genus Peregrinus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
First described in 1904 by George Willis Kirkaldy
Explanation of Names
Latin peregrinus 'foreigner, stranger' (later it took on the sense of a traveler or wanderer, thus the English word "pilgrim")
Numbers
A single species in our area(1)