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Species Eupteryx atropunctata

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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 Typhlocybinae
Tribe Typhlocybini
Genus Eupteryx
Species atropunctata (Eupteryx atropunctata)
Explanation of Names
Eupteryx atropunctata (Goeze 1778)
atropunctata = 'black-spotted'
Size
3.5 mm(1)
Range
native to Europe, adventive in NA (ne. US & adjacent Canada)(2)(3)
Season
adults May-Oct in UK(1)
Food
on many herbaceous plants(3)
Remarks
earliest NA record: ON 1942(2)
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