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Genus Smilia

Treehopper - Smilia camelus - male Treehopper - Smilia camelus - female Smilia? - Smilia camelus Tree Hopper - Smilia camelus - female Hopper on a Jack - Smilia camelus Treehopper - Smilia camelus - male Smilia camelus Smilia camelus - Smilia fasciata
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 Membracidae (Treehoppers)
Subfamily Smiliinae
Tribe Smiliini
Genus Smilia
Explanation of Names
Smilia Germar 1833
Numbers
2 spp. in our area(1)
Range
S. camelus widespread in e. NA and reaches se. Canada, TX, CA; S. fasciata NJ-FL & NE(1)
Food
Host plants: Rhus, Robinia, Quercus, Carya(2)