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Species Ponana pectoralis

Genus Ponana, Perhaps? - Ponana pectoralis leafhopper - Ponana pectoralis Ponana pectoralis? - Ponana pectoralis Leafhopper - Ponana pectoralis Ponana pectoralis Ponana pectoralis? - Ponana pectoralis Ponana pectoralis Cicadellidae, dorsal - Ponana pectoralis
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 Iassinae
Tribe Gyponini
Genus Ponana
No Taxon (subgenus Ponana)
No Taxon ("pectoralis Group")
Species pectoralis (Ponana pectoralis)
Explanation of Names
Ponana pectoralis (SpÄngberg 1878)
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
se. Canada (QC-MB)(1) and e. NA, CA-OR (BG data)
mostly: Apr-Aug (BG data)
likely a number of cryptic species (Joel Kits, et al.)
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.