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Species Enchenopa binotata

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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 Cicadomorpha (Cicadas, Spittlebugs, Leafhoppers, and Treehoppers)
Superfamily Membracoidea (Leafhoppers and Treehoppers)
Family Membracidae (Typical Treehoppers)
Subfamily Membracinae
Tribe Membracini
Genus Enchenopa
Species binotata (Enchenopa binotata)
Explanation of Names
Enchenopa binotata (Say 1824)
Size
♀ 8-9 mm, ♂ 7-7.5 mm(1)
Range
NY-MD to MI-MO(2)
Food
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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