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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 (Free-living Hemipterans)
Superfamily Cicadoidea (Cicadas, Leafhoppers, and Treehoppers)
Family Cicadellidae (Leafhoppers)
Subfamily Typhlocybinae
Tribe Typhlocybini
Subtribe Eupterygina
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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