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Species Rugosana querci

Leafhopper Nymph - Rugosana querci Gyponana sp. - Rugosana querci Leafhopper in Florida - Rugosana querci Rugosana querci Yellow-costaed green leafhopper - Rugosana querci Rugosana querci Rugosana querci Rugosana querci? - Rugosana querci
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 Rugosana
Species querci (Rugosana querci)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Rugosana querci (DeLong, 1942)
♀ 9mm, ♂ 10mm
"Resembling rugosa in form and general appearance but with distinct genitalia. Vertex produced and rather broadly rounded, almost twice as wide between eyes as median length. Pale yellow with traces of longitudinal orange bands on vertex, pronotum, and scutellum. Pronotum with a conspicuous round black spot each side on outer margin of disc. Elytra pale, mottled with brownish yellow causing a rugose appearance." — DeLong, 1942
note: described as "pale yellow" due to fading of dried specimens
eastern U.S. and Canada
mostly: Jun-Oct (longer in FL) (BG data)