(Entylia carinata)

Order: Homoptera (ho-MOP-ter-a) (Info)
Family: Membracidae
Genus: Entylia
Species: carinata (kar-IN-uh-tuh) (Info)

Regional

This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Valley, Alabama
Barling, Arkansas
Grenada, Mississippi
Pottstown, Pennsylvania
Fort Worth, Texas

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On May 27, 2012, DWMike from Grenada, MS (Zone 8a) wrote:

• Eggs are laid in leaf/plant stems and guarded by an adult until hatch.
• Entylia carinata feed mostly on plant members of the sunflower/daisy family (Asteraceae) but will feed on other herbaceous perennials.
•It is common to find the nymphs attended to by ants.