Hoppers of North Carolina:
Spittlebugs, Leafhoppers, Treehoppers, and Planthoppers
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71 species for Chatham County

GroupfamilysciNamecomName
2 SpittlebugsCERCOPIDAEProsapia bicinctaTwo-lined Spittlebug
APHROPHORIDAEAphrophora cribrataPine Spittlebug
2 Tube SpittlebugsCLASTOPTERIDAEClastoptera obtusaAlder Spittlebug
Clastoptera xanthocephalaSunflower Spittlebug
27 LeafhoppersCICADELLIDAECuerna costalisLateral-lined Sharpshooter
Draeculacephala antica
Draeculacephala constricta
Draeculacephala inscriptaWaterlettuce Leafhopper
Graphocephala coccineaRed-banded Leafhopper
Graphocephala fennahiRhododendron Leafhopper
Graphocephala versutaVersute Sharpshooter
Homalodisca vitripennisGlassy-winged Sharpshooter
Oncometopia orbonaBroad-headed Sharpshooter
Paraulacizes irrorataSpeckled Sharpshooter
Tylozygus bifidus
Tylozygus geometricus
Xestocephalus n-speciesUndescribed Xestocephalus Species
Eutettix luridus
Eutettix pictus
Eutettix unidentified species
Excultanus excultus
Graminella villica
Sanctanus cruciatus
Jikradia olitoria
Empoa gillettei
Empoasca fabaePotato Leafhopper
Erythroneura tricinctaThree-banded Leafhopper
Ossiannilssonola australis
CicadellidaeGyponana gladia
CICADELLIDAEGyponana unidentified species
Rugosana querci
21 TreehoppersMEMBRACIDAEEnchenopa binotata complexTwo-marked Treehopper
Enchenopa on-cercisUndescribed Enchenopa on Redbud
Enchenopa latipesWidefooted Treehopper, Eastern Thornhopper
Platycotis vittataOak Treehopper
Acutalis tartarea
Atymna querci
Carynota mera
Cyrtolobus auroreus
Cyrtolobus tuberosus
Entylia carinata
Micrutalis calvaHoneylocust Treehopper
Ophiderma evelyna
Ophiderma pubescens
Smilia fasciata
Spissistilus festinusThree-cornered Alfalfa Hopper
Stictocephala brevitylus
Stictocephala lutea
Telamona maculata
Telamona reclivata
Vanduzea arquataBlack Locust Treehopper
Xantholobus muticus
2 Acanaloniid PlanthoppersACANALONIIDAEAcanalonia bivittataTwo-striped Planthopper
Acanalonia conica
5 Achilid PlanthoppersACHILIDAECatonia cinctifrons
Catonia nava
Cixidia variegata
Synecdoche grisea
Synecdoche impunctata
1 Cixiid PlanthoppersCIXIIDAEPintalia vibex
2 Delphacid PlanthoppersDELPHACIDAELiburniella ornataOrnate Planthopper
Megamelus palaetus
3 Derbid PlanthoppersDERBIDAEOtiocerus abbotii
Otiocerus amyotii
Otiocerus wolfii
1 Dictypharid PlanthoppersDICTYOPHARIDAERhynchomitra microrhina
3 Flatid PlanthoppersFLATIDAEFlataloides scabrosus
Flatormenis proximaNorthern Flatid Planthopper
Metcalfa pruinosaCitrus Flatid Planthopper
1 Fulgorid PlanthoppersFULGORIDAECalyptoproctus marmoratus
1 Issid PlanthoppersISSIDAEThionia bullata