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Species Rugosana querci

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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)
Infraorder Cicadomorpha
Superfamily Membracoidea (Leafhoppers, Treehoppers and Aetalionids)
Family Cicadellidae (Leafhoppers)
Subfamily Iassinae
Tribe Gyponini
Genus Rugosana
Species querci (Rugosana querci)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Rugosana querci (DeLong, 1942)
Explanation of Names
Rugose = roughened
querci = oak
Size
9-10mm (1)
Identification
Vertex rather broadly rounded, almost twice as wide as long • Elytra, pronotum and vertex roughened with whitish mottling • Pronotum has conspicuous round black spot in each side, near outer margin of disc (1)
Range
e. US - Map (2)
Remarks
Recent genetic testing (breaking news!) has shown that the genus Rugosana is not merely a subgenus of Gyponana, as previously thought, so it reverts to its original status as a genus.
Comment by Andy Hamilton here.
Works Cited
1.The leafhoppers, or Cicadellidae, of Illinois (Eurymelinae - Balcluthinae)
Dwight Moore Delong. 1948. Bulletin of the Illinois Natural History Survey, Volume 24, Article 2, State of Illinois.
2.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)