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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 (True Hoppers)
Infraorder Cicadomorpha
Superfamily Membracoidea (Leafhoppers and Treehoppers)
Family Cicadellidae (Typical Leafhoppers)
Subfamily Deltocephalinae
Tribe Paralimnini
Subtribe Paralimnina
Genus Paramesus
Species major (Paramesus major)
Explanation of Names
Paramesus major Haupt 1927
Identification
Wider and blunter in the head than the native [i]Pasaremus[i]. --A.K.G. Hamilton
Range
A European species that had spread as far west as Wisconsin by 1987 (A.K.G. Hamilton); ND sighting suggests further westward expansion