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Genus Gargara

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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 Centrotinae
Tribe Gargarini
Genus Gargara
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
member of the Old World tribe Gargarini (~30 genera total)(1)
Explanation of Names
Gargara Amyot & Serville 1843
Numbers
one or more adventive spp. in NA
Range
native to the Old World (15 spp. in the Palaearctic(2), well over a hundred in so./se. Asia, a few in Africa); G. genistae (transcontinental in Eurasia) that has been introduced into w. BC with its host plant (Scotch Broom), the eastern Canadian population seems to feed on willows; so the identification as G. genistae is tentative. It may actually be an Asian species, of which there are a number that are very similar. (based on Dr Hamilton's comments)
Remarks
Gargara genistae (Fabricius 1775): Introduced: CT, ME, NJ, also BC (3)