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Species Paramesus major

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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 Deltocephalinae
Tribe Paralimnini
Subtribe Paralimnina
Genus Paramesus
Species major (Paramesus major)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Paramesus major Haupt, 1927
Identification
This species is wider and blunter in the head than the native Pasaremus. It is an European species that had spread as far west as Wisconsin by 1987.

--Dr. Andy Hamilton
Range
As evidenced by the photo from North Dakota, this species appears to be expanding its range further westward.