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Species Xyphon reticulatum - Bermudagrass Leafhopper

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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 Cicadellinae (Sharpshooters)
Tribe Cicadellini
Genus Xyphon
Species reticulatum (Bermudagrass Leafhopper)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Xyphon sagittiferum (Uhler 1895)(1)
Explanation of Names
Xyphon reticulatum (Signoret 1854)
Size
6 mm
Identification
coloration highly variable, with wings from green to almost black(2)
Range
so. US to Brazil, W. Indies; introduced to w. Africa and many Pacific islands(2)
Season
Mar-Oct
Food
host: bermudagrass (Cynodon dactylon)(2)
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