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Species Aphrophora alni - European Alder Spittlebug

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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 Cercopoidea (Spittlebugs)
Family Aphrophoridae (Spittlebugs)
Genus Aphrophora
No Taxon (Subgenus Aphrophora)
Species alni (European Alder Spittlebug)
Range
native to, and widespread across the Palaearctic, adventive in NA(1)
Food
polyphagous; nymphal hosts include various herbaceous dicots and deciduous tree saplings, adults on verious deciduous trees/shrubs(1)
Remarks
earliest NA record: ON 1927(2)
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