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Species Okanagana nigrodorsata

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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)
Superfamily Cicadoidea (Cicadas, Leafhoppers, and Treehoppers)
Family Cicadidae (Cicadas)
Subfamily Tettigadinae
Genus Okanagana
Species nigrodorsata (Okanagana nigrodorsata)
Identification
Completely black dorsum, pronotum, and head with a bright yellow membrane visible with wings folded are distinctive. Larger than superficially similar ornata.
Range
Primarily the Sierra Nevadas
Habitat
Tends to be higher altitude (pers. obs.)