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Species Smilia fasciata

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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 Smiliinae
Tribe Smiliini
Genus Smilia
Species fasciata (Smilia fasciata)
Explanation of Names
Smilia fasciata Amyot & Serville 1843
fasciata ='banded'
♀ 9 mm, ♂ 7-8 mm(1)
NJ-FL, NE, *TX(2)(*BG data) (mostly e. coast)
most Quercus spp.(1)
common southern species. --K.G.A. Hamilton, 30.iv.2010
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