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Hecalus - Hecalus curtus - female

Hecalus - Hecalus curtus - Female
Doolittle Prairie State Preserve, 3 km S. Story City,, Story County, Iowa, USA
July 30, 2011
Hecalus sp. (a teneral female)
Det. Andy Hamilton, 2011

Collected sweeping prairie plants during the BugGuide Gathering_2011

Spmn sent to TAMUIC

Moved tentatively
Moved from Hecalus.

Keys out to this species per Hamilton (2000), with head as wide across eyes as the pronotum and the length of the head shorter (barely) than the midline of the pronotum. This species is known from Kansas and Colorado (maybe Illionis too).

Moved from Leafhoppers.

a recently molted female