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Genus Smilia

Smilia - Smilia fasciata Smilia camelus (Fabricius) - Smilia camelus - male hopper 70 - Smilia Treehopper nymph  - Smilia camelus Smilia camelus (treehoppers) on young red oak - Smilia camelus Smilia fasciata or camelus? - Smilia camelus Nymph - Smilia camelus Treehopper - Smilia fasciata
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)
Infraorder Cicadomorpha
Superfamily Membracoidea (Leafhoppers, Treehoppers and Aetalionids)
Family Membracidae (Treehoppers)
Subfamily Smiliinae
Tribe Smiliini
Genus Smilia
Explanation of Names
Smilia Germar 1833
2 spp. in our area(1)
S. camelus widespread in e. NA and reaches se. Canada, TX, CA; S. fasciata NJ-FL & NE(1)
Host plants: Rhus, Robinia, Quercus, Carya(2)