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Species Ponana pectoralis

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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 Iassinae
Tribe Gyponini
Genus Ponana
Species pectoralis (Ponana pectoralis)
Explanation of Names
Ponana pectoralis (SpÄngberg 1878)
Identification
Adult: head, pronotum, and outer half of forewing green; scutellum brown anteriorly, pale brown or green posteriorly; inner half of forewing and wingtips brown, forming a distinctive dark streak down the back when the insect is at rest; scattered blackish dots mostly within the brown area on inner half of forewing; legs and eyes brown
Nymph: The only green and black-marked Ponana nymph
Range
se. Canada (QC-MB)(1) and e. NA, CA-OR (BG data)
Habitat
woodlands
Season
mostly: Apr-Aug (BG data)
Works Cited
1.Checklist of the Hemiptera of Canada and Alaska
Maw, H.E.L., R.G. Foottit, K.G.A. Hamilton and G.G.E. Scudder. 2000. NRC Research Press.