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Phyllodinus nervatus - No Common Name



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Taxonomy
Family: DELPHACIDAESubfamily: Delphacinae
Taxonomic Author: Van Duzee, 1897
Identification
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Description: A dark species with distinctive, highly reticulated white wing venation. This is a large species, typically brachypterous, with a mostly black body except white vertex and pronotum and a white streak on the side of the thorax. The frons is spotted black and brown. This species is most similar to some species of Pissonotus which have expanded front legs (P. aphidioides, P. tumidus, and P. tessellatus). Bartlett notes that these species are all similar in that "the median carinae of the frons is forked, but in Phyllodinus the branching arms are diverging and distinct whereas in Pissonotus the arms are closely approximated on the frons." (UDEL)
Distribution in North Carolina
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Out of State Record(s)
Distribution: Found throughout North America; in the East, likely ranges as far south as the mountains of North Carolina (UDEL)
Abundance: Recorded from a single county in the mountains; possibly more abundant in the mountains.
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Habitats and Life History
Habitats: Typically grassy areas in mesic forests (UDEL)
Plant Associates: Common hairgrass (Deschampsia flexuosa) (Poaceae); Poa sp. in alluvial floodplain forest (UDEL)
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Status: Native
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