Hoppers of North Carolina:
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DELPHACIDAE Members: NC Records

Keyflana hasta - No Common Name


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Taxonomy
Family: DELPHACIDAESubfamily: Delphacinae
Taxonomic Author: Beamer, 1950
Identification
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Description: A light brown, semi-elongated species. See here for several images of a pinned specimen.
Distribution in North Carolina
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Distribution: Eastern United States, from Florida to Maryland (UDEL)
Abundance: Recorded from the coast, probably more abundant in the right coastal habitat.
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Habitats and Life History
Habitats:
Plant Associates: Blackrush (Juncus roemerianus; Juncaceae) (UDEL)
Behavior:
Comment: Bartlett notes "this species is infrequently encountered, but this is probably a result of the difficulty in sampling blackrush. A vacuum sampler may be the only effective method." (UDEL)
Status: Native
Global and State Rank: GNR [G4G5] [S3S4]
See also Habitat Account for Salt and Brackish Marshes