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Species Euscelidius variegatus

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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
Superfamily Membracoidea (Leafhoppers and Treehoppers)
Family Cicadellidae (Typical Leafhoppers)
Subfamily Deltocephalinae
Tribe Athysanini
No Taxon (genus-group Athysanus)
Genus Euscelidius
Species variegatus (Euscelidius variegatus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Euscelis variegatus
Explanation of Names
Euscelidius variegatus (Kirschbaum 1858)
Range
native to the Palaearctic, adventive in our area and now widespread along the Pacific (WA-CA) + UT(1)
Remarks
earliest NA record: CA 1947; vector of western aster yellows(2)
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