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Graminella villica - No Common Name



© Kyle Kittelberger- side view

© Kyle Kittelberger- note black spots and pale
thoracic band

© Margarita Lankford- brownish individual

© Margarita Lankford- nymph, note pattern
Taxonomy
Family: CICADELLIDAESubfamily: Deltocephalinae
Identification
Online Photographs: BugGuide                                                                                  
Description: A brownish-yellow color overall, this species is identified by the two prominent black spots on the edge of the head, a pale yellow transverse band across the front half of the pronotum, and the narrow wings (BG). The wings are an ochre color with pale, contrasting venation. The eyes also have a rear black spot. Nymphs are a pale yellow color but show the characteristic two black spots on the head.
Distribution in North Carolina
County Map: Clicking on a county returns the records for the species in that county.
Distribution: Primarily southeastern United States, as far north as Pennsylvania
Abundance: Recorded across the state, where it seems to be most common in the Piedmont and Coastal Plain; likely more abundant in the right habitat.
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Habitats and Life History
Habitats: Grassy, field-type habitat
Plant Associates:
Behavior: Can be attracted at night with a light.
Comment:
Status: Native
Global and State Rank:

Species Photo Gallery for Graminella villica No Common Name

Photo by: Margarita Lankford
Orange Co.
Comment: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/63045639
Photo by: Margarita Lankford
Orange Co.
Comment: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/63045653
Photo by: Margarita Lankford
Orange Co.
Comment: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/61815286
Photo by: Ken Kneidel
Mecklenburg Co.
Comment: 2.6 mm male, in wet grassy area of a school athletic field
Photo by: Ken Kneidel
Mecklenburg Co.
Comment: 2.6 mm male, in wet grassy area of a school athletic field
Photo by: Margarita Lankford
Orange Co.
Comment: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/58557325
Photo by: Margarita Lankford
Orange Co.
Comment: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/57782689
Photo by: Margarita Lankford
Orange Co.
Comment: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/57782690
Photo by: Erich Hofmann
New Hanover Co.
Comment:
Photo by: Erich Hofmann
New Hanover Co.
Comment:
Photo by: Margarita Lankford
Orange Co.
Comment: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/54210936
Photo by: Margarita Lankford
Orange Co.
Comment: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/54210957
Photo by: Margarita Lankford
Orange Co.
Comment: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/54210957
Photo by: Margarita Lankford
Orange Co.
Comment: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/54210958
Photo by: Ken Kneidel
Mecklenburg Co.
Comment: male caught during sweep of athletic field turf
Photo by: Ken Kneidel
Mecklenburg Co.
Comment: male caught during sweep of athletic field turf
Photo by: Margarita Lankford
Orange Co.
Comment: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/43963071
Photo by: Margarita Lankford
Orange Co.
Comment: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/43963071
Photo by: Margarita Lankford
Orange Co.
Comment: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/43963071
Photo by: Margarita Lankford
Orange Co.
Comment: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/40781548
Photo by: Margarita Lankford
Orange Co.
Comment: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/40781548
Photo by: Margarita Lankford
Orange Co.
Comment: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/38482632
Photo by: Margarita Lankford
Orange Co.
Comment: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/38482633
Photo by: Margarita Lankford
Orange Co.
Comment: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/38482635
Photo by: Margarita Lankford
Orange Co.
Comment: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/38274773
Photo by: Margarita Lankford
Orange Co.
Comment: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/38274773
Photo by: Margarita Lankford
Orange Co.
Comment: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/37923875
Photo by: Margarita Lankford
Orange Co.
Comment: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/37628875
Photo by: Margarita Lankford
Orange Co.
Comment: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/37628875
Photo by: Margarita Lankford
Orange Co.
Comment: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/37628857
Photo by: Margarita Lankford
Orange Co.
Comment: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/37628866
Photo by: Margarita Lankford
Orange Co.
Comment: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/37628874
Photo by: Margarita Lankford
Orange Co.
Comment: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/37413212
Photo by: Margarita Lankford
Orange Co.
Comment: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/37413212
Photo by: Margarita Lankford
Orange Co.
Comment: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/37114180
Photo by: Margarita Lankford
Orange Co.
Comment: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/36921185
Photo by: Margarita Lankford
Orange Co.
Comment: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/36921185
Photo by: Margarita Lankford
Orange Co.
Comment: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/36921191
Photo by: Margarita Lankford
Orange Co.
Comment: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/36687049
Photo by: Margarita Lankford
Orange Co.
Comment: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/36687051
Photo by: Margarita Lankford
Orange Co.
Comment: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/36480430
Photo by: Margarita Lankford
Orange Co.
Comment: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/36480438
Photo by: Margarita Lankford
Orange Co.
Comment: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/36033636
Photo by: Margarita Lankford
Orange Co.
Comment: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/35900504
Photo by: Margarita Lankford
Orange Co.
Comment: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/35900520
Photo by: Margarita Lankford
Orange Co.
Comment: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/35307499
Photo by: Margarita Lankford
Orange Co.
Comment: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/34846269
Photo by: Margarita Lankford
Orange Co.
Comment: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/34808388
Photo by: Margarita Lankford
Orange Co.
Comment: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/34808391
Photo by: Margarita Lankford
Orange Co.
Comment: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/34808392
Photo by: Margarita Lankford
Orange Co.
Comment: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/34808393
Photo by: Margarita Lankford
Orange Co.
Comment: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/34041659
Photo by: Margarita Lankford
Orange Co.
Comment: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/34041658
Photo by: Margarita Lankford
Orange Co.
Comment: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/34041651
Photo by: Margarita Lankford
Orange Co.
Comment: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/34041652
Photo by: Margarita Lankford
Orange Co.
Comment: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/34041654
Photo by: Margarita Lankford
Orange Co.
Comment: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/33774819
Photo by: Margarita Lankford
Orange Co.
Comment: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/33774819
Photo by: Margarita Lankford
Orange Co.
Comment: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/33774821
Photo by: Margarita Lankford
Orange Co.
Comment: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/33774823
Photo by: Margarita Lankford
Orange Co.
Comment: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/33676718
Photo by: Margarita Lankford
Orange Co.
Comment: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/33676722
Photo by: Margarita Lankford
Orange Co.
Comment: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/33676728
Photo by: Margarita Lankford
Orange Co.
Comment: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/33676728
Photo by: Margarita Lankford
Orange Co.
Comment: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/33345638
Photo by: Margarita Lankford
Orange Co.
Comment: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/33345638
Photo by: Margarita Lankford
Orange Co.
Comment: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/33345638
Photo by: Margarita Lankford
Orange Co.
Comment: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/33345640
Photo by: Margarita Lankford
Orange Co.
Comment: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/33345641
Photo by: Margarita Lankford
Orange Co.
Comment: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/33345642
Photo by: Margarita Lankford
Orange Co.
Comment: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/32558122
Photo by: Margarita Lankford
Orange Co.
Comment: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/31885400
Photo by: Margarita Lankford
Orange Co.
Comment: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/31885400
Photo by: Randy Emmitt
Orange Co.
Comment: UV lights - unid_leafhopper
Photo by: Randy Emmitt
Orange Co.
Comment: moth light UV light
Photo by: Randy Emmitt
Orange Co.
Comment: moth light UV light
Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger, Paul Scharf
Gates Co.
Comment: grassy habitat on mixed hardwood forest edge
Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger, Brian Bockhahn
Wake Co.
Comment: grassy, field-type habitat; nymphs
Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger, Brian Bockhahn
Wake Co.
Comment: grassy, field-type habitat
Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger, Brian Bockhahn
Wake Co.
Comment: grassy, field-type habitat
Photo by: Paul Scharf
Warren Co.
Comment: NYMPH, Caught Sweeping
Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger, Brian Bockhahn
Wake Co.
Comment: grassy, field-type habitat; nymphs
Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger, Brian Bockhahn
Wake Co.
Comment: grassy, field-type habitat
Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger, Brian Bockhahn
Wake Co.
Comment: grassy, field-type habitat
Photo by: Paul Scharf
Warren Co.
Comment: Caught while sweeping . Also attracted to Black lights
Photo by: Paul Scharf
Warren Co.
Comment: Caught while sweeping . Also attracted to Black lights
Photo by: Paul Scharf
Warren Co.
Comment: Caught while sweeping . Also attracted to Black Lights