Wide-footed Treehopper Enchenopa latipes (Say, 1824)    Synonyms: Campylenchia latipes, Eastern Thornhopper, Widefooted Treehopper.
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Hemiptera   >   Family Membracidae   >   Genus Enchenopa   

Status:

Ranges throughout the U.S. and Canada.

Description:

Impressive head shape is diagnostic in the eastern U.S. Head shape allows it to blend in as a thorn on a plant.

Relationships:

Fond of asters and goldenrods. Often tended by ants.

There are 21 records in the project database.

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A Wide-footed Treehopper collected in Upper Marlboro, Maryland (10/18/2013). Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

A Wide-footed Treehopper in Carroll Co., Maryland (9/19/2018). Photo by Peter Coffey. (MBP list)

A Wide-footed Treehopper in Carroll Co., Maryland (9/19/2018). Photo by Peter Coffey. (MBP list)

A Wide-footed Treehopper in Frederick Co., Maryland (8/2/2014). Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

A Wide-footed Treehopper in Montgomery Co., Maryland (9/7/2014). Photo by Ashley Bradford. (MBP list)

Wide-footed Treehopper in Frederick Co., Maryland (9/19/2020). (c) Judy Gallagher, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Judy Gallagher. (MBP list)

Wide-footed Treehopper in Garrett Co., Maryland (9/14/2020). (c) Judy Gallagher, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Judy Gallagher. (MBP list)

A Wide-footed Treehopper with an Odorous House Ant in Harford Co., Maryland (6/20/2016). Verified by Seth Ausubel/BugGuide. Photo by Shannon Schade. (MBP list)

A Wide-footed Treehopper in Frederick Co., Maryland (9/23/2015). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

A Wide-footed Treehopper in Baltimore Co., Maryland (9/19/2010). Photo by Bob Cammarata. (MBP list)


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