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Species Aplos simplex

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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 (True Hoppers)
Infraorder Fulgoromorpha (Planthoppers)
Superfamily Fulgoroidea
Family Issidae (Issid Planthoppers)
Subfamily Thioniinae
Genus Aplos
Species simplex (Aplos simplex)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Aplos simplex (Germar)
Orig. Comb: Issus simplex Germar, 1830
Syn: Thionia simplex (Germar)
e. US (PA-FL west to IL-AR-MS)(1)
mostly: June-Oct (BG data)
Found by inspection of possible hosts (try Robinia), also by sweeping or beating. Found in abundance in Pennsylvania in Lindgren funnel traps.(2)
Print References
Gnezdilov, V.M. 2018. To the revision of the genus Thionia Stål (Hemiptera, Fulgoroidea, Issidae), with description of new genera and new subtribe. Zootaxa 4434 (1): 158–170. (3)
Internet References
Genus Page - Univ. Delaware(2)