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Species Eupteryx decemnotata - Ligurian Leafhopper

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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 Typhlocybinae
Tribe Typhlocybini
Genus Eupteryx
Species decemnotata (Ligurian Leafhopper)
Explanation of Names
Eupteryx decemnotata Rey 1891
Size
2-3 mm(1)
Range
native to the Mediterranean (now rapidly spreading in Europe), adventive in NA and established in CA (Napa and Riverside Cos.)(2)
Season
adults May-Oct in the UK(1)
Food
various herbs & ornamentals in the Lamiaceae (rosemary, sage, marjoram, catnip, mint, oregano, etc.)(2)
Remarks
earliest NA record: CA 2008; spreads with trade(2)
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