Hoppers of North Carolina:
Spittlebugs, Leafhoppers, Treehoppers, and Planthoppers
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100 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
1 Tube SpittlebugsCLASTOPTERIDAEClastoptera obtusaAlder Spittlebug
48 LeafhoppersCICADELLIDAEAgallia constrictaConstricted Leafhopper
Agallia quadripunctataFour-spotted Clover Leafhopper
Agalliopsis ancistra
Agalliopsis novella
Draeculacephala antica
Graphocephala fennahiRhododendron Leafhopper
Helochara communisBog Leafhopper
Oncometopia orbonaBroad-headed Sharpshooter
Paraulacizes irrorataSpeckled Sharpshooter
Plesiommata tripunctata
Tylozygus bifidus
Xyphon flavicepsYellow-headed Leafhopper
CicadellidaeAphrodes bicinctusGirdled Leafhopper
CICADELLIDAEAmblysellus curtisii
Arthaldeus pascuellus
Balclutha abdominalis
Balclutha impicta
Doratura stylata
Errastunus ocellaris
Exitianus exitiosusGray Lawn Leafhopper
Graminella nigrifronsBlack-faced Leafhopper
Latalus sayii
Limotettix anthracinus
Limotettix uhleri
Orientus ishidaeJapanese Leafhopper
Paraphlepsius humidus
Planicephalus flavicosta_flavocostatus complex
Scaphoideus cylindratus
Scaphoideus nigrellus
Scaphytopius acutusSharp-nosed Leafhopper
Scaphytopius frontalisYellowfaced Leafhopper
Sorhoanus orientalis
Stirellus bicolor
Jikradia olitoria
Macropsis dixiensis
Oncopsis abietis
CicadellidaeOncopsis citra
CICADELLIDAEOncopsis flavidorsum
Oncopsis sobria
Empoasca fabaePotato Leafhopper
Erythridula aspera
Eupteryx flavoscuta
Empoa casta
Empoa venusta
Evacanthus nigramericanus
CicadellidaeGyponana gladia
CICADELLIDAEPonana pectoralis
Xerophloea major
30 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 molaris
Micrutalis dorsalis
Ophiderma definita
Ophiderma flava
Ophiderma salamandra
Publilia concava
Publilia reticulata
Smilia camelus
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
1 Acanaloniid PlanthoppersACANALONIIDAEAcanalonia conica
1 Achilid PlanthoppersACHILIDAECatonia nava
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
2 Derbid PlanthoppersDERBIDAECedusa incisa
Otiocerus coquebertii
1 Flatid PlanthoppersFLATIDAEFlatormenis proximaNorthern Flatid Planthopper