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Genus Pelitropis

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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 Fulgoroidea (Planthoppers)
Family Tropiduchidae (Tropiduchid Planthoppers)
Tribe Tangiini
Genus Pelitropis
Explanation of Names
Pelitropis Van Duzee, 1908
Pelitropis rotulata is the sole member of this genus in North America.
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Internet References
Genus Page - Univ. Delaware(1)