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

GroupfamilysciNamecomName
4 SpittlebugsCERCOPIDAEProsapia bicinctaTwo-lined Spittlebug
APHROPHORIDAEAphrophora cribrataPine Spittlebug
Aphrophora saratogensisSaratoga Spittlebug
Lepyronia quadrangularisDiamondback Spittlebug
4 Tube SpittlebugsCLASTOPTERIDAEClastoptera obtusaAlder Spittlebug
Clastoptera octonotata
Clastoptera testacea
Clastoptera xanthocephalaSunflower Spittlebug
119 LeafhoppersCICADELLIDAEAgallia constrictaConstricted Leafhopper
Agallia deleta
Agalliopsis novella
Agalliopsis peneoculata
Ceratagallia accola
Ceratagallia agricolaAmerican Clover Leafhopper
Cuerna costalisLateral-lined Sharpshooter
Draeculacephala antica
Draeculacephala balli
CicadellidaeDraeculacephala bradleyi
Draeculacephala portola
CICADELLIDAEDraeculacephala robinsoni
Draeculacephala savannahae
Draeculacephala septemguttata
Graphocephala coccineaRed-banded Leafhopper
Graphocephala versutaVersute Sharpshooter
Homalodisca insolitaJohnsongrass Sharpshooter
Homalodisca vitripennisGlassy-winged Sharpshooter
Oncometopia orbonaBroad-headed Sharpshooter
Paraulacizes irrorataSpeckled Sharpshooter
Tylozygus bifidus
Tylozygus geometricus
Xyphon flavicepsYellow-headed Leafhopper
Xestocephalus tessellatus
Amblysellus curtisii
Arundanus crumbi
Arundanus fastigatus
Arundanus parvulus
Arundanus sarissus
Balclutha frontalis
Balclutha neglecta
Balclutha unidentified species
CicadellidaeChlorotettix aurum
CICADELLIDAEChlorotettix galbanatus
Chlorotettix necopinus
CicadellidaeChlorotettix rugicollis
Chlorotettix spatulatus
CICADELLIDAEChlorotettix tergatus
CicadellidaeChlorotettix tunicatus
CICADELLIDAEChlorotettix viridius
Chlorotettix unidentified species
Crumbana arundinea
Deltanus bicolor
Eutettix unidentified species
Excultanus excultus
Exitianus exitiosusGray Lawn Leafhopper
CicadellidaeGraminella aureovittata
CICADELLIDAEGraminella fitchii
Graminella nigrifronsBlack-faced Leafhopper
Graminella sonora
Graminella villica
Idiodonus kennicotti
Japananus hyalinusJapanese Maple Leafhopper
Laevicephalus unicoloratus
Lonatura notata
Macrosteles bifurcatus
Macrosteles quadrilineatusAster Leafhopper
Memnonia flavida
Orientus ishidaeJapanese Leafhopper
Osbornellus clarus
Osbornellus rotundus
Osbornellus unidentified species
CicadellidaeParaphlepsius attractus
CICADELLIDAEParaphlepsius floridanus
CicadellidaeParaphlepsius fuscipennis
CICADELLIDAEParaphlepsius irroratusBespeckled Leafhopper
CicadellidaeParaphlepsius mimus
Paraphlepsius planus
CICADELLIDAEParaphlepsius unidentified species
Pendarus auroalbusGold and White Leafhopper
CicadellidaePendarus nudus
Pendarus stipatus
Penthimia americana
Penthimia floridana
CICADELLIDAEPlanicephalus flavicosta
Planicephalus flavicosta_flavocostatus complex
Polyamia apicata
Polyamia interrupta
Polyamia weedi
Sanctanus aestuarium
Sanctanus cruciatus
Sanctanus fasciatus
Scaphoideus immistus
Scaphoideus opalinus
Scaphoideus unidentified species
Scaphytopius frontalisYellowfaced Leafhopper
Scaphytopius rubellus
Spangbergiella quadripunctata
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 rosa
Erythroneura rubrella
Erythroneura tricinctaThree-banded Leafhopper
Erythroneura vitisGrapevine Leafhopper
Eupteryx decemnotataLigurian Leafhopper
Joruma pisca
Sophonia orientalisTwo-spotted Leafhopper
Curtara insularisRingspot Leafhopper
Gyponana geminata
Gyponana octolineata
Gyponana unidentified species
Negosiana dualis
Ponana puncticollis
Ponana pectoralis
CicadellidaePonana scarlatina
CICADELLIDAERugosana querci
Xerophloea viridis
25 TreehoppersMEMBRACIDAEEnchenopa binotata complexEnchenopa binotata complex
Enchenopa latipesWidefooted Treehopper, Eastern Thornhopper
Platycotis vittataOak Treehopper
Tylopelta gibbera
Archasia belfragei
Archasia pallida
Carynota mera
Cyrtolobus clarus
Cyrtolobus parvulus
Cyrtolobus rufulus
Cyrtolobus togatus
Cyrtolobus tuberosus
Entylia carinata
Glossonotus acuminatus
Heliria cornutula
Micrutalis calvaHoneylocust Treehopper
Ophiderma evelyna
Ophiderma flavicephala
Smilia camelus
Smilia fasciata
Spissistilus festinusThree-cornered Alfalfa Hopper
Stictocephala brevitylus
Stictocephala lutea
Telamona excelsa
Vanduzea triguttataThree-spotted Treehopper
4 Acanaloniid PlanthoppersACANALONIIDAEAcanalonia bivittataTwo-striped Planthopper
Acanalonia conica
Acanalonia pumila
Acanalonia servillei
3 Achilid PlanthoppersACHILIDAECatonia picta
Catonia pini
Cixidia fusca
2 Piglet BugsCALISCELIDAEAphelonema simplex
Bruchomorpha tristis
11 Cixiid PlanthoppersCIXIIDAEBothriocera cognita
Bothriocera datuna
Bothriocera maculata
Haplaxius enotatus
Haplaxius pusillus
Melanoliarus humilis
Melanoliarus placitus
Melanoliarus quinquelineatus
Melanoliarus vicarius
Pintalia delicata
Pintalia vibex
26 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
Pissonotus binotatus
Pissonotus brunneus
Pissonotus piceus
Prokelisia dolus
Prokelisia marginata
Saccharosydne saccharivoraWest Indian Canefly
Sogatella kolophon
Spartidelphax detectus
Spartidelphax penedetectus
Stenocranus acutus
Stenocranus dorsalis
Stenocranus lautus
Stenocranus similis
Tumidagena terminalis
5 Derbid PlanthoppersDERBIDAECedusa bedusa
Cedusa edentula
Cedusa obscura
Cedusa unidentified species
Omolicna mcateei
1 Dictypharid PlanthoppersDICTYOPHARIDAERhynchomitra recurva
4 Flatid PlanthoppersFLATIDAECyarda sordida
Flatormenis proximaNorthern Flatid Planthopper
Metcalfa pruinosaCitrus Flatid Planthopper
Ormenoides venusta
2 Fulgorid PlanthoppersFULGORIDAEScaralina marmorata
Cyrpoptus belfragei
2 Issid PlanthoppersISSIDAEAplos simplex
Thionia bullata
1 Tropiduchid PlanthoppersTROPIDUCHIDAEPelitropis rotulata