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Species Microcentrus perditus

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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 Membracidae (Typical Treehoppers)
Subfamily Stegaspidinae
Tribe Microcentrini
Genus Microcentrus
Species perditus (Microcentrus perditus)
Explanation of Names
Microcentrus perditus (Amyot & Serville 1843)
perditus (L). 'lost' (1)
Numbers
♀ 8.5 mm, ♂ 7-8 mm(2)
Range
e NA to NM / ne. Mex.(2),(3),(BG data)
Food
Oaks (Quercus spp.)(2)
Remarks
uncommon
Print References
Loye J.E. (1987) Behavior of a solitary treehopper: Microcentrus perditus (Membracidae: Homoptera). J. Kans. Ent. Soc. 60(3): 403-407.
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