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Species Acanalonia servillei

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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 Fulgoromorpha
Superfamily Fulgoroidea (Planthoppers)
Family Acanaloniidae (Acanaloniid Planthoppers)
Genus Acanalonia
Species servillei (Acanalonia servillei)
Explanation of Names
Acanalonia servillei Spinola 1839
Length 14-15 mm(1)
note 3 prominent roughly parallel upward angled veins in forewing, also pale dorsal line

costal border of forewing nearly straight posteriorly(1)
e. US (TX-FL-NY)(2)(1)
"mostly a species of the gulf and southern Atlantic coast states, but sometimes gets much further north (it was described from Pennsylvania)" --Charles Bartlett, pers.comm. to =v=
host: caper (Capparis comosa, Capparaceae)(1)
Internet References
Genus Page - Univ. Delaware(1)
Works Cited
1.Bartlett C.R. and contributors (2017-) Planthoppers of North America
2.A review of the planthoppers (Hemiptera: Fulgoroidea) of the United States
Bartlett C. R., O'Brien L. B. & Wilson S. W. 2014. Memoirs of the American Entomological Society 50: 1-287.