Hoppers of North Carolina:
Spittlebugs, Leafhoppers, Treehoppers, and Planthoppers
New species additions to North Carolina and the Hoppers of NC website.
Common NameScientific NameComment 1
no common nameEmpoa aureotectaThe Typhlocybine hopper Empoa aureotecta has been added to the site. There is an old undated collection record from Transylvation county, and on June 11, 2022 this species was recorded in high numbers in Buncombe county.
no common nameEmpoa scriptaOn 6/11/22, the Typhlocybine hopper Empoa scripta was recorded for the first time in the state from Buncombe county.
no common nameDikrella cruentataOn 4/6/2022, the Typhlocybine hopper Dikrella cruentata was recorded for the first time in the state from Guildford county.
no common nameAlebra rubrafronsOn 6/1/22, the Typhlocybine hopper Alebra rubrafrons was recorded in the state for the first time from Mecklenburg county.
no common nameHaplaxius fulvusOn 5/28/22, the Cixiid planthopper Haplaxius fulvus was documented for the first time in North Carolina in Guildford county. Several days later it was also documented in Mecklenburg county.