Kalidasa (bug)

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LanternFly (Kalidasa lanata) Photograph By Shantanu Kuveskar.jpg
Kalidasa lanata
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Clade: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hemiptera
Family: Fulgoridae
Subfamily: Aphaeninae
Genus: Kalidasa
Kirkaldy, 1900
Type species
Kalidasa sanguinalis
(Westwood, 1851)

Kalidasa is a genus of bugs in the tribe Aphaenini of the family Fulgoridae. There are six species in the genus, which are found in different parts of tropical Asia. They have a slender and flexible stalk-like outgrowth arising from above the tip of the snout.[1]


  1. ^ Distant W. L. (1906). The fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Rhynchota. Volume 3. London: Taylor and Francis. pp. 212–213. 

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