Hoppers of North Carolina:
Spittlebugs, Leafhoppers, Treehoppers, and Planthoppers
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161 species for New Hanover County

GroupfamilysciNamecomName
3 SpittlebugsCERCOPIDAEProsapia bicinctaTwo-lined Spittlebug
APHROPHORIDAEAphrophora cribrataPine Spittlebug
Lepyronia quadrangularisDiamondback Spittlebug
1 Tube SpittlebugsCLASTOPTERIDAEClastoptera xanthocephalaSunflower Spittlebug
94 LeafhoppersCICADELLIDAEAgallia constrictaConstricted Leafhopper
Agallia deleta
Agalliopsis peneoculata
Ceratagallia accola
Ceratagallia agricolaAmerican Clover Leafhopper
Cuerna costalisLateral-lined Sharpshooter
Draeculacephala antica
Draeculacephala balli
CicadellidaeDraeculacephala bradleyi
Draeculacephala portola
CICADELLIDAEDraeculacephala robinsoni
Draeculacephala savannahae
Graphocephala coccineaRed-banded Leafhopper
Graphocephala versutaVersute Sharpshooter
Homalodisca vitripennisGlassy-winged Sharpshooter
Oncometopia orbonaBroad-headed Sharpshooter
Paraulacizes irrorataSpeckled Sharpshooter
Homalodisca insolitaJohnsongrass Sharpshooter
Tylozygus bifidus
Tylozygus geometricus
Xyphon flavicepsYellow-headed Leafhopper
Amblysellus curtisii
Arundanus crumbi
Arundanus fastigatus
Arundanus parvulus
Arundanus sarissus
Balclutha neglecta
Balclutha unidentified species
CicadellidaeChlorotettix aurum
CICADELLIDAEChlorotettix galbanatus
Chlorotettix necopinus
CicadellidaeChlorotettix rugicollis
Chlorotettix spatulatus
CICADELLIDAEChlorotettix tergatus
CicadellidaeChlorotettix tunicatus
CICADELLIDAEChlorotettix viridius
Crumbana arundinea
Excultanus excultus
Exitianus exitiosusGray Lawn Leafhopper
CicadellidaeGraminella aureovittata
CICADELLIDAEGraminella fitchii
Graminella nigrifronsBlack-faced Leafhopper
Graminella villica
Idiodonus kennicotti
Japananus hyalinusJapanese Maple Leafhopper
Laevicephalus unicoloratus
Macrosteles quadrilineatusAster Leafhopper
Memnonia flavida
Osbornellus clarus
Osbornellus rotundus
Osbornellus unidentified species
CicadellidaeParaphlepsius attractus
CICADELLIDAEParaphlepsius floridanus
CicadellidaeParaphlepsius fuscipennis
CICADELLIDAEParaphlepsius irroratusBespeckled Leafhopper
CicadellidaeParaphlepsius mimus
Paraphlepsius planus
Pendarus nudus
Pendarus stipatus
Penthimia americana
Penthimia floridana
CICADELLIDAEPlanicephalus flavicosta_flavocostatus complex
Polyamia apicata
Polyamia interrupta
Polyamia weedi
Sanctanus aestuarium
Sanctanus fasciatus
Scaphoideus immistus
Scaphytopius frontalisYellowfaced Leafhopper
Scaphytopius rubellus
CicadellidaeSpangbergiella vulnerata
CICADELLIDAEJikradia olitoria
CicadellidaeTinobregmus vittatus
CICADELLIDAENeocoelidia tuberculata
Neocoelidia tumidifrons
CicadellidaeBalcanocerus provancheri
CICADELLIDAEAlebra aurea
Empoasca fabaePotato Leafhopper
Erasmoneura vulnerata
Eratoneura comoides
Eratoneura unidentified species
Erythridula unidentified species
Erythroneura bistrata
Erythroneura calycula
Erythroneura rubrella
Eupteryx decemnotataLigurian Leafhopper
Sophonia orientalisTwo-spotted Leafhopper
Gyponana geminata
Gyponana octolineata
Curtara insularisRingspot Leafhopper
Negosiana dualis
Ponana puncticollis
Rugosana querci
Xerophloea viridis
15 TreehoppersMEMBRACIDAEEnchenopa latipesWidefooted Treehopper, Eastern Thornhopper
Enchenopa binotata complexTwo-marked Treehopper
Platycotis vittataOak Treehopper
Tylopelta gibbera
Carynota mera
Cyrtolobus clarus
Cyrtolobus parvulus
Cyrtolobus tuberosus
Entylia carinata
Micrutalis calvaHoneylocust Treehopper
Smilia fasciata
Spissistilus festinusThree-cornered Alfalfa Hopper
Stictocephala brevitylus
Stictocephala lutea
Vanduzea triguttataThree-spotted Treehopper
3 Acanaloniid PlanthoppersACANALONIIDAEAcanalonia bivittataTwo-striped Planthopper
Acanalonia pumila
Acanalonia servillei
2 Achilid PlanthoppersACHILIDAECatonia picta
Catonia pini
2 Piglet BugsCALISCELIDAEAphelonema simplex
Bruchomorpha tristis
6 Cixiid PlanthoppersCIXIIDAEBothriocera cognita
Bothriocera drakei
Bothriocera maculata
Haplaxius pusillus
Melanoliarus vicarius
Pintalia delicata
22 Delphacid PlanthoppersDELPHACIDAEChionomus puellus
Isodelphax nigridorsum
Liburniella ornataOrnate Planthopper
Megamelus aestus
Megamelus palaetus
Metadelphax propinqua
Muirodelphax arvensis
Neomegamelanus elongatus
Neomegamelanus spartini
Pentagramma vittatifrons
Peregrinus maidisCorn Delphacid
Pissonotus albovenosus
Prokelisia dolus
Prokelisia marginata
Saccharosydne saccharivoraWest Indian Canefly
Sogatella kolophon
Spartidelphax detectus
Spartidelphax penedetectus
Stenocranus dorsalis
Stenocranus lautus
Stenocranus similis
Tumidagena terminalis
4 Derbid PlanthoppersDERBIDAECedusa bedusa
Cedusa edentula
Cedusa obscura
Cedusa unidentified species
1 Dictypharid PlanthoppersDICTYOPHARIDAERhynchomitra recurva
4 Flatid PlanthoppersFLATIDAECyarda melichari
Flatormenis proximaNorthern Flatid Planthopper
Metcalfa pruinosaCitrus Flatid Planthopper
Ormenoides venusta
1 Fulgorid PlanthoppersFULGORIDAECyrpoptus belfragei
2 Issid PlanthoppersISSIDAEAplos simplex
Thionia bullata
1 Tropiduchid PlanthoppersTROPIDUCHIDAEPelitropis rotulata