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Saiva gemmata FBI.jpg
Saiva gemmata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hemiptera
Suborder: Auchenorrhyncha
Family: Fulgoridae
Genus: Saiva
Distant, 1906
Type species
Saiva gemmata
(Westwood, 1848)

Saiva is a genus of Asian lanternbugs, family Fulgoridae. They are colourful insects, marked boldly in red, blue, white and black, with a prominent slender stalk like structure arising on the head that points upwards or forward.[1]


  1. ^ Distant, W. L. (1906). The fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Rhynchota. Volume 3. London: Taylor and Francis. pp. 192–193. 

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