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Species Enchenopa binotata - Two-marked Treehopper

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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)
Infraorder Cicadina
Superfamily Membracoidea (Leafhoppers, Treehoppers and Aetalionids)
Family Membracidae (Treehoppers)
Subfamily Membracinae
Tribe Membracini
Genus Enchenopa
Species binotata (Two-marked Treehopper)
Explanation of Names
Enchenopa binotata (Say 1824)
Size
♀ 8-9 mm, ♂ 7-7.5 mm(1)
Range
NY-MD to MI-MO(2)
Food
host: Celastrus scandens (Celastraceae)(2)
Print References
Hamilton, K.G.A. and Cocroft, R.B. (2010) Establishing the identity of existing names in the North American Enchenopa binotata species complex of treehoppers (Hemiptera: Membracidae). Entomological News, 120(5): 534–565. (3)
Kiss, A.I. (1983) Host-specificity and host-selection behavior in the Enchenopa binotata species complex (Homoptera: Membracidae). PhD Dissertation, University of Michigan.
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