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Species Aetalion nervosopunctatum

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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 Aetalionidae (Aetalionid Treehoppers)
Genus Aetalion
Species nervosopunctatum (Aetalion nervosopunctatum)
Explanation of Names
Aetalion nervosopunctatum Signoret 1851
Numbers
2 spp. n. of Mex. (2nd sp. in FL) (1)
Range
CA-AZ / Mex. (1)(2)
Life Cycle
occurs on trees and is sometimes tended by ants or (in the tropics) by meliponine bees (Apidae) (1)
female brood guarding is 'well known' in this family (3)
Works Cited
1.Borror and DeLong's Introduction to the Study of Insects
Norman F. Johnson, Charles A. Triplehorn. 2004. Brooks Cole.
2.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)
3.Bugs of the World
George C. McGavin. 1999. Blandford Press.