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Species Megamelus davisi

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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 (True Hoppers)
Infraorder Fulgoromorpha
Superfamily Fulgoroidea (Planthoppers)
Family Delphacidae (Delphacid Planthoppers)
Subfamily Delphacinae
Tribe Delphacini
Genus Megamelus
Species davisi (Megamelus davisi)
Explanation of Names
Megamelus davisi Van Duzee, 1897
Identification
Anal processes projecting posteriorly(1)
Range
e US, Ont.(1)(BG data)
Food
water lily (Nymphaea spp.), American white water lily (Nymphaea odorata Aiton as Castalia odorata); pond lily (Nuphar advena; Nymphaeaceae); Pontederia cordata (Pontederiaceae); alligatorweed (Alternanthera philoxeroides: Amaranthaceae)(1)
Print References
Au, S. H. 1941. Megamelus davisi infesting water lily in Hawaii. Journal of Economic Entomology 34: 415.
Wilson, S.W. and J.E. Mcpherson. 1981. Life history of Megamelus davisi with descriptions of immature stages. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 74(4): 345-350.
Internet References
Genus page - Univ. Delaware(1)
Entomol. Soc. of America. Life History of Megamelus davisi with Descriptions of Immature Stages