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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 (Free-living Hemipterans)
Superfamily Cicadoidea (Cicadas, Leafhoppers, and Treehoppers)
Family Cicadellidae (Leafhoppers)
Subfamily Typhlocybinae
Tribe Typhlocybini
Subtribe Eupterygina
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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