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Species Stictocephala albescens

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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 Smiliinae
Tribe Ceresini
Genus Stictocephala (Buffalo Treehoppers)
Species albescens (Stictocephala albescens)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Stictocephala albescens (Van Duzee 1908)
Explanation of Names
Ceresa albescens Van Duzee 1908
Identification
similar to C. diceros, but more slender, the dark band across the crest (in side view) extends to its tip, and the horns are recurved. Nymph is brown; C. diceros nymphs have longer processes on the body that recurve at the tips. [Based on Dr Hamilton's comments]
Range
e. half of NA (QC-FL to MB-ND-OK)(1)
See Also
Much less common than S. diceros
Works Cited
1.Richness of the Nearctic treehopper fauna (Hemiptera: Aetalionidae and Membracidae)
Deitz L.L., Wallace M.S. 2012. Zootaxa 3423: 1–26.