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Species Vanduzea triguttata - Three-spotted Treehopper

Treehopper - Vanduzea triguttata - female Vanduzea triguttata (Burmeister) - Vanduzea triguttata Vanduzea triguttata (Burmeister) - Vanduzea triguttata Treehopper - Vanduzea triguttata Three-spotted Treehopper, lateral - Vanduzea triguttata Three-spotted Treehopper, dorsal - Vanduzea triguttata unknown treehopper sp. (?Crytolobus sp.) - Vanduzea triguttata Small Cicada??? - Vanduzea triguttata
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 Membracidae (Treehoppers)
Subfamily Smiliinae
Tribe Amastrini
Genus Vanduzea
Species triguttata (Three-spotted Treehopper)
Explanation of Names
Vanduzea triguttata (Burmeister 1836)
Numbers
♀ 4 mm, ♂ 3-3.5 mm(1)
Range
e US to CA, also SK-MB (2)
Food
Hosts: Eupatorium capillifolium, alfalfa, oaks, Helianthus, Psoralea tenuiflora, Melilotus spp., etc.(1)
Life Cycle
Attended by ants (Formica spp.)
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