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Species Stenocranus lautus

Planthopper - Stenocranus lautus Planthopper - Stenocranus lautus Planthopper with white dorsal stripe and mostly transparent wings - Stenocranus lautus delphacid planthopper - Stenocranus lautus Stenocranus - Stenocranus lautus Stenocranus sp. - Stenocranus lautus Stenocranus lautus Stenocranus lautus
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 Fulgoroidea (Planthoppers)
Family Delphacidae (Delphacid Planthoppers)
Genus Stenocranus
Species lautus (Stenocranus lautus)
Explanation of Names
Stenocranus lautus Van Duzee 1897
Latin lautus 'neat, elegant'(1)
Identification
Distinguished from other species with the same color pattern by the hind tarsus, that is as long as the hind tibia (up to its joint with the tarsus). [comment by Andy Hamilton]
Range
e. US (NH-FL west to MO-KS)(2) (map)
Works Cited
1.Composition of scientific words
Brown R.W. 1956. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, DC. 882 pp.
2.Dmitriev D.A. (2003-) 3I interactive keys and taxonomic databases