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Species Microcentrus caryae

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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 Membracidae (Typical Treehoppers)
Subfamily Stegaspidinae
Tribe Microcentrini
Genus Microcentrus
Species caryae (Microcentrus caryae)
Other Common Names
Hickory Stegaspidine Treehopper
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Microcentrus caryae (Fitch)
Orig. Comb: Uroxiphus caryae Fitch 1851
Numbers
2 spp.
Size
Length 7.0 - 8.5 mm
Range
e. N. Amer. - Map (1)
Season
Aug-Nov (BG data). (Fall breeding may make this sp. less vulnerable to parasites and predators which are more common spring and summer.)
Food
hickory - Carya spp., (and oaks - Quercus spp.?)
Life Cycle
not tended by ants
Remarks
uncommonly collected
Print References
Fitch, A. 1851. Catalogue with references and descriptions of the insects collected and arranged for the State Cabinet of Natural History. Fourth Annual Report of the New York State Cabinet of Natural History. Family Aphidae 42-69.
Loye, J.E. 1987. Behavior of a solitary treehopper: Microcentrus perditus (Membracidae: Homoptera). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society. J. Kans. Entomol. Soc. 60(3): 403-407.