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Species Protalebrella brasiliensis - Brazilian Leafhopper

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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 Cicadoidea (Cicadas, Leafhoppers, and Treehoppers)
Family Cicadellidae (Leafhoppers)
Subfamily Typhlocybinae
Tribe Alebrini
Genus Protalebrella
Species brasiliensis (Brazilian Leafhopper)
Explanation of Names
Protalebra brasiliensis Baker 1899
Range
so. US (GA-FL, TX) to W. Indies & Argentina(1)
Food
hosts: Daucus carota (carrot), Volkameria aculeata(1)
Remarks
in our area, may be an introduced species
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