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Species Kybos luda

Leafhopper - Kybos luda Leafhopper - Kybos luda Leafhopper - Kybos luda Empoasca luda - Kybos luda
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 (Cicadas, Spittlebugs, Leafhoppers, and Treehoppers)
Superfamily Membracoidea (Leafhoppers and Treehoppers)
Family Cicadellidae (Typical Leafhoppers)
Subfamily Typhlocybinae (Microleafhoppers)
Tribe Empoascini
Subtribe Empoascina
Genus Kybos
Species luda (Kybos luda)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Empoasca betulicola Wagner 1955; Kybos ludus betulicola (Wagner 1955)
Explanation of Names
Kybos luda Davidson & DeLong 1938
4-4.5 mm(1)
Usually has dark stripes along the diagonal wing folds (the "claval sutures"). --Dr Hamilton
e. US, Canada (transcontinental), Eurasia (transcontinental)(2)
Found in cities where birch trees are commonly planted.
hosts: mostly Betula(2)
Life Cycle
Two generations a year. Overwinters as eggs; first adults May-Jun
first described in the US but may be a Palaearctic species accidentally introduced to North America
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