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DELPHACIDAE Members: NC Records

Nothodelphax slossanae - No Common Name



© Kyle Kittelberger- side view

© Kyle Kittelberger- top view

© Kyle Kittelberger

© Kyle Kittelberger
Taxonomy
Family: DELPHACIDAESubfamily: Delphacinae
Identification
Online Photographs: BugGuide                                                                                  
Description: Species in this genus are often sexually dimorphic with females paler than males. Species can also be macropterous or brachypterous (long or short-winged). This species is fulvous overall, with orange-brown wings, body, and legs. There is a thin pale midline down the thorax and vertex. The face is dark, and there are several dark lines on the thorax and vertex.
Distribution in North Carolina
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Distribution: Southeastern United States; also Canada (Ontario), Belize, Bermuda, Cuba, Puerto Rico (UDEL)
Abundance: Uncommon, recorded from several counties in the Piedmont and Coastal Plain; probably more abundant in the right habitat.
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Habitats and Life History
Habitats: Sedgey, grassy areas
Plant Associates: Eleocharis quadrangulata (quarestem spikerush) (UDEL)
Behavior: Can be attracted at night with a light.
Comment:
Status: Native
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Species Photo Gallery for Nothodelphax slossanae No Common Name

Photo by: R Emmitt
Orange Co.
Comment: at lights. - unid_leafhopper
Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger, Brian Bockhahn
Rockingham Co.
Comment: grassy area near mixed hardwood forest and a pond
Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger, Brian Bockhahn
Rockingham Co.
Comment: grassy area near mixed hardwood forest and a pond
Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger, Brian Bockhahn
Rockingham Co.
Comment: grassy area near mixed hardwood forest and a pond
Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger, Brian Bockhahn
Washington Co.
Comment: open forest habitat
Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger, Brian Bockhahn
Washington Co.
Comment: open forest habitat
Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger, Brian Bockhahn
Washington Co.
Comment: open forest habitat
Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger, Brian Bockhahn, Paul Scharf
Wake Co.
Comment: grassy habitat