Hoppers of North Carolina:
Spittlebugs, Leafhoppers, Treehoppers, and Planthoppers
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294 species for Buncombe County

GroupfamilysciNamecomName
5 SpittlebugsCERCOPIDAEProsapia bicinctaTwo-lined Spittlebug
APHROPHORIDAEAphrophora cribrataPine Spittlebug
Aphrophora quadrinotataFour-spotted Spittlebug
Lepyronia quadrangularisDiamondback Spittlebug
Philaenus spumariusMeadow Spittlebug
5 Tube SpittlebugsCLASTOPTERIDAEClastoptera achatinaPecan Spittlebug
Clastoptera obtusaAlder Spittlebug
Clastoptera saintcyriHeath Spittlebug
Clastoptera testacea
Clastoptera xanthocephalaSunflower Spittlebug
166 LeafhoppersCICADELLIDAEAgallia constrictaConstricted Leafhopper
Agallia quadripunctataFour-spotted Clover Leafhopper
Agalliopsis ancistra
Agalliopsis cervina
Ceratagallia agricolaAmerican Clover Leafhopper
Cuerna costalisLateral-lined Sharpshooter
Draeculacephala antica
Draeculacephala balli
Draeculacephala mollipesTenderfoot Leafhopper
Draeculacephala robinsoni
Graphocephala coccineaRed-banded Leafhopper
Graphocephala fennahiRhododendron Leafhopper
CicadellidaeAmphigonalia gothica
CICADELLIDAEGraphocephala hieroglyphica
Graphocephala versutaVersute Sharpshooter
Helochara communisBog Leafhopper
Homalodisca insolitaJohnsongrass Sharpshooter
Oncometopia orbonaBroad-headed Sharpshooter
Paraulacizes irrorataSpeckled Sharpshooter
Plesiommata tripunctata
Sibovia occatoria
Tylozygus bifidus
Tylozygus geometricus
Xyphon flavicepsYellow-headed Leafhopper
Anoscopus serratulae
Xestocephalus superbus
Amblysellus curtisii
Atanus perspicillatus
Balclutha abdominalis
Balclutha impicta
Balclutha unidentified species
CicadellidaeChlorotettix aurum
CICADELLIDAEChlorotettix galbanatus
CicadellidaeChlorotettix meriscus
Chlorotettix suturalis
Chlorotettix tunicatus
CICADELLIDAEChlorotettix viridius
Chlorotettix unidentified species
Colladonus clitellariusSaddled Leafhopper, Saddleback Leafhopper
Colladonus setaceus
Doleranus longulus
Endria inimicusPainted Leafhopper
Eutettix luridus
Eutettix pictus
Exitianus exitiosusGray Lawn Leafhopper
Graminella nigrifronsBlack-faced Leafhopper
Idiodonus kennicotti
Japananus hyalinusJapanese Maple Leafhopper
Latalus sayii
Limotettix anthracinus
Memnonia flavida
Menosoma cinctum
Norvellina seminuda
Orientus ishidaeJapanese Leafhopper
Osbornellus auronitens
Osbornellus clarus
Osbornellus consors
Osbornellus unidentified species
CicadellidaeParaphlepsius carolinus
CICADELLIDAEParaphlepsius collitus
Paraphlepsius fulvidorsum
Paraphlepsius humidus
Paraphlepsius irroratusBespeckled Leafhopper
CicadellidaeParaphlepsius pusillus
CICADELLIDAEParaphlepsius tennessus
CicadellidaeParaphlepsius tubus
CICADELLIDAEParaphlepsius unidentified species
Pendarus uhleri
CicadellidaePenthimia americana
CICADELLIDAEPlanicephalus flavocostatus
Planicephalus flavicosta_flavocostatus complex
Polyamia weedi
Prescottia lobata
Scaphoideus carinatus
Scaphoideus cylindratus
Scaphoideus incisus
Scaphoideus nigrellus
Scaphoideus obtusus
Scaphoideus ochraceus
CicadellidaeScaphoideus titanus
CICADELLIDAEScaphoideus unidentified species
Scaphytopius acutusSharp-nosed Leafhopper
Scaphytopius frontalisYellowfaced Leafhopper
Sorhoanus orientalis
Spangbergiella quadripunctata
Stirellus bicolor
Texananus unidentified speciesTexananus (Iowanus)
Jikradia olitoria
Neocoelidia tuberculata
Neocoelidia tumidifrons
CicadellidaeBalcanocerus provancheri
CICADELLIDAEIdiocerus nervatus
CicadellidaeMacropsis decisa
CICADELLIDAEMacropsis dixiensis
CicadellidaeOncopsis deluda
Oncopsis infumata
CICADELLIDAEOncopsis minor
CicadellidaeOncopsis nigrinasi
CICADELLIDAEOncopsis sobria
Pediopsoides distinctus
Alebra aurea
CicadellidaeAlebra bicincta
CICADELLIDAEDikraneura angustata
Empoa aureotecta
Empoa casta
Empoa gillettei
Empoa rubricola
Empoa saffrana
Empoa scripta
Empoa venusta
Empoasca fabaePotato Leafhopper
Empoascini unidentified species
Erasmoneura fulmina
Erasmoneura vulnerata
Erythridula aspera
Eratoneura era
CicadellidaeEratoneura hartiiRed Apple Leafhopper
CICADELLIDAEEratoneura osborni
Eratoneura complex 2'Broken-lined' Eratoneura
Eratoneura unidentified species
Erythridula electa
Erythridula lawsoniana
Erythridula noeva
Erythridula pfrimmeri
Erythridula praecisa
Erythridula verdana
Erythridula complex 1'Dark-backed' Erythridula
Erythroneura bistrata
Erythroneura calycula
Erythroneura cancellata
Erythroneura elegans
Erythroneura fiduciaria
Erythroneura infuscata
Erythroneura octonotata
Erythroneura pontifex
Erythroneura rubra
Erythroneura tricinctaThree-banded Leafhopper
Erythroneura vagabunda
Erythroneura vitisGrapevine Leafhopper
Eupteryx decemnotataLigurian Leafhopper
Eupteryx flavoscuta
Forcipata loca
Hymetta anthisma
Hymetta balteata
Kyboasca splendida
Ossiannilssonola australis
Ossiannilssonola berenice
Ossiannilssonola hinei
Ribautiana unidentified species
Zyginama rossi
CicadellidaeNionia palmeri
CICADELLIDAEEvacanthus ustanucha
Gypona melanota
Gyponana cacumina
CicadellidaeGyponana gladia
CICADELLIDAEGyponana octolineata
Gyponana striata
Gyponana unidentified species
Ponana aenea
Ponana limbatipennis
Ponana puncticollis
Ponana pectoralis
Ponana quadralaba
Rugosana querci
Xerophloea major
Xerophloea viridis
54 TreehoppersMEMBRACIDAEEnchenopa binotata complexTwo-marked Treehopper
Enchenopa on-cercisUndescribed Enchenopa on Redbud
Enchenopa on-juglansUndescribed Enchenopa on Juglans
Enchenopa latipesWidefooted Treehopper, Eastern Thornhopper
Platycotis vittataOak Treehopper
Tylopelta gibbera
Acutalis tartarea
Archasia auriculata
Archasia belfragei
Atymna castaneae
Atymna querci
Carynota mera
Cyrtolobus arcuatus
Cyrtolobus flavolatus
Cyrtolobus fuscipennis
Cyrtolobus maculifrontis
Cyrtolobus pallidifrontis
Cyrtolobus puritanus
Cyrtolobus togatus
Cyrtolobus vau
Entylia carinata
Glossonotus turriculatus
Glossonotus univittatus
Hadrophallus bubalus
Heliria gemma
Micrutalis calvaHoneylocust Treehopper
Ophiderma definita
Ophiderma flava
Ophiderma flavicephala
Ophiderma grisea
Publilia concava
Publilia reticulata
Smilia camelus
Spissistilus festinusThree-cornered Alfalfa Hopper
Stictocephala bisoniaBuffalo Treehopper
Stictocephala brevitylus
Stictocephala dicerosTwo-horned Treehopper
Stictocephala lutea
Stictocephala militaris
Stictocephala palmeri
Stictocephala taurina
Telamona concava
Telamona decorata
Telamona excelsa
Telamona maculata
Telamona monticola
Telamona reclivata
Telamona stephani
Telamona tarda
Telamona tristis
Thelia bimaculataLocust Treehopper
Vanduzea arquataBlack Locust Treehopper
Xantholobus intermedius
Microcentrus caryaeHickory Stegaspidine Treehopper
3 Acanaloniid PlanthoppersACANALONIIDAEAcanalonia bivittataTwo-striped Planthopper
Acanalonia conica
Acanalonia servillei
9 Achilid PlanthoppersACHILIDAECatonia bicinctura
Catonia carolina
Catonia cinctifrons
Catonia lunata
Catonia nava
Catonia pumilaDwarf Catonia
Synecdoche dimidiata
Synecdoche grisea
Synecdoche impunctata
3 Piglet BugsCALISCELIDAEBruchomorpha minima
Bruchomorpha oculata
Bruchomorpha pallidipes
5 Cixiid PlanthoppersCIXIIDAEBothriocera cognita
Cixius apicalis
Cixius pini
Cixius unidentified speciesUnidentified Cixius Species
Melanoliarus montanus
16 Delphacid PlanthoppersDELPHACIDAEChionomus puellus
Flavoclypeus andromedus
Isodelphax basivitta
Kelisia spinosa
Liburniella ornataOrnate Planthopper
Muellerianella laminalis
Pissonotus binotatus
Pissonotus brunneus
Pissonotus dorsalis
Pissonotus guttatus
Pissonotus marginatus
Pissonotus niger
Pissonotus piceus
Stenocranus arundineus
Stobaera tricarinata
Syndelphax alexanderi
17 Derbid PlanthoppersDERBIDAEAnotia kirkaldyi
Anotia uhleri
Apache degeeri
Cedusa edentula
Cedusa kedusa
Cedusa maculata
Cedusa redusa
Cedusa vulgaris
Omolicna uhleri
Otiocerus abbotii
Otiocerus amyotii
Otiocerus coquebertii
Otiocerus kirbyii
Otiocerus wolfii
Patara vanduzei
Sayiana sayi
Sikaiana harti
2 Dictypharid PlanthoppersDICTYOPHARIDAEScolops pungens
Scolops sulcipesPartridge Bug
3 Flatid PlanthoppersFLATIDAEFlatormenis proximaNorthern Flatid Planthopper
Metcalfa pruinosaCitrus Flatid Planthopper
Ormenoides venusta
2 Fulgorid PlanthoppersFULGORIDAECalyptoproctus marmoratus
Lycorma delicatulaSpotted Lanternfly
3 Issid PlanthoppersISSIDAEAplos simplex
Thionia bullata
Thionia quinquata
1 Tropiduchid PlanthoppersTROPIDUCHIDAEPelitropis rotulata