Hoppers of North Carolina:
Spittlebugs, Leafhoppers, Treehoppers, and Planthoppers
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149 species for Watauga County

GroupfamilysciNamecomName
6 SpittlebugsCERCOPIDAEProsapia bicinctaTwo-lined Spittlebug
APHROPHORIDAEAphrophora gelidaBoreal Spittlebug
Aphrophora quadrinotataFour-spotted Spittlebug
Aphrophora saratogensisSaratoga Spittlebug
Lepyronia quadrangularisDiamondback Spittlebug
Philaenus spumariusMeadow Spittlebug
3 Tube SpittlebugsCLASTOPTERIDAEClastoptera achatinaPecan Spittlebug
Clastoptera obtusaAlder Spittlebug
Clastoptera xanthocephalaSunflower Spittlebug
83 LeafhoppersCICADELLIDAEAgallia constrictaConstricted Leafhopper
Agallia quadripunctataFour-spotted Clover Leafhopper
Agalliopsis ancistra
Agalliopsis cervina
Agalliopsis novella
Draeculacephala antica
Draeculacephala constricta
Draeculacephala mollipesTenderfoot Leafhopper
Draeculacephala robinsoni
Graphocephala coccineaRed-banded Leafhopper
Graphocephala fennahiRhododendron Leafhopper
CicadellidaeAmphigonalia gothica
CICADELLIDAEGraphocephala versutaVersute Sharpshooter
Helochara communisBog Leafhopper
Oncometopia orbonaBroad-headed Sharpshooter
Paraulacizes irrorataSpeckled Sharpshooter
Plesiommata tripunctata
Tylozygus bifidus
Xyphon flavicepsYellow-headed Leafhopper
CicadellidaeAphrodes bicinctusGirdled Leafhopper
CICADELLIDAEXestocephalus n-species2Probable Undescribed Xestocephalus Species
Amblysellus curtisii
Arthaldeus pascuellus
Athysanus argentariusSilver Leafhopper
Balclutha abdominalis
Balclutha impicta
Colladonus clitellariusSaddled Leafhopper, Saddleback Leafhopper
Diplocolenus configuratus
Doratura stylata
Endria inimicusPainted Leafhopper
Errastunus ocellaris
Exitianus exitiosusGray Lawn Leafhopper
Fieberiella floriiPrivet Leafhopper
Graminella fitchii
Graminella nigrifronsBlack-faced Leafhopper
Graminella villica
Idiodonus kennicotti
Japananus hyalinusJapanese Maple Leafhopper
Latalus sayii
Limotettix anthracinus
Limotettix uhleri
Macrosteles parvidens
Orientus ishidaeJapanese Leafhopper
Paraphlepsius humidus
Planicephalus flavicosta_flavocostatus complex
Polyamia interrupta
Polyamia weedi
Prescottia lobata
Scaphoideus cylindratus
Scaphoideus nigrellus
Scaphoideus obtusus
Scaphytopius acutusSharp-nosed Leafhopper
Scaphytopius frontalisYellowfaced Leafhopper
CicadellidaeScaphytopius nigrifrons
CICADELLIDAESorhoanus orientalis
Stirellus bicolor
Jikradia olitoria
Macropsis dixiensis
Oncopsis abietis
CicadellidaeOncopsis citra
CICADELLIDAEOncopsis flavidorsum
Oncopsis sobria
Alebra elegans
Dikraneura angustata
Dikrella hamar
Empoa casta
Empoa gillettei
Empoa venusta
Empoasca fabaePotato Leafhopper
Erythridula aspera
Eratoneura paraesculi
Erythridula crevecoeuri
Erythridula lawsoniana
Erythridula victorialis
Erythroneura elegans
Eupteryx flavoscuta
Ribautiana unidentified species
Evacanthus nigramericanus
CicadellidaeGyponana gladia
CICADELLIDAEGyponana octolineata
Gyponana unidentified species
Ponana pectoralis
Xerophloea major
33 TreehoppersMEMBRACIDAEEnchenopa latipesWidefooted Treehopper, Eastern Thornhopper
Platycotis vittataOak Treehopper
Acutalis tartarea
Atymna castaneae
Atymna querci
Carynota marmorataMarbled Treehopper
Cyrtolobus maculifrontis
Cyrtolobus pallidifrontis
Cyrtolobus puritanus
Entylia carinata
Hadrophallus bubalus
Heliria gemma
Heliria molaris
Micrutalis calvaHoneylocust Treehopper
Micrutalis dorsalis
Ophiderma definita
Ophiderma flava
Ophiderma salamandra
Publilia concava
Publilia reticulata
Smilia camelus
Spissistilus festinusThree-cornered Alfalfa Hopper
Stictocephala bisoniaBuffalo Treehopper
Stictocephala brevitylus
Stictocephala dicerosTwo-horned Treehopper
Stictocephala lutea
Stictocephala palmeri
Stictocephala taurina
Telamona decorata
Telamona monticola
Thelia bimaculataLocust Treehopper
Vanduzea arquataBlack Locust Treehopper
Xantholobus lateralis
2 Acanaloniid PlanthoppersACANALONIIDAEAcanalonia bivittataTwo-striped Planthopper
Acanalonia conica
3 Achilid PlanthoppersACHILIDAECatonia cinctifrons
Catonia nava
Synecdoche dimidiata
1 Piglet BugsCALISCELIDAEBruchomorpha oculata
2 Cixiid PlanthoppersCIXIIDAECixius pini
Haplaxius pictifrons
8 Delphacid PlanthoppersDELPHACIDAEChionomus puellus
Flavoclypeus andromedus
Isodelphax basivitta
Liburniella ornataOrnate Planthopper
Muellerianella laminalis
Pissonotus brunneus
Pissonotus concolor
Stobaera tricarinata
5 Derbid PlanthoppersDERBIDAEApache degeeri
Cedusa incisa
Cedusa maculata
Otiocerus coquebertii
Otiocerus wolfii
1 Dictypharid PlanthoppersDICTYOPHARIDAEScolops sulcipesPartridge Bug
2 Flatid PlanthoppersFLATIDAEFlatormenis proximaNorthern Flatid Planthopper
Metcalfa pruinosaCitrus Flatid Planthopper