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Pissonotus concolor - No Common Name



© Charles Bartlett- note coloration

© Charles Bartlett

© Charles Bartlett- note face
Taxonomy
Family: DELPHACIDAESubfamily: DelphacinaeTribe: Delphacini
Taxonomic Author: Bartlett, 2000
Identification
Online Photographs: BugGuide, GBIF                                                                                  
Description: A very dark species with a dark brown to black body; adults are mostly concolorous/uniformly colored and have shiny bodies. The antennae and legs are pale to stramineous, and the face is almost entirely dark brown to black; the pronotum and mesonotum are also very dark brown. The wings are dark brown, lacking and transverse contrasting bands. Adult brachypterous females are around 3.4 mm long. (Bartlett & Deitz, 2000)
Distribution in North Carolina
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Distribution: Eastern United States (UDEL)
Abundance: Rare. Recorded from a couple counties in the mountains, possibly more abundant in the right habitat.
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Habitats and Life History
Habitats: Montane grassy areas
Plant Associates: Asteraceae
Behavior:
Comment: The macropterous form of this species is unknown.

This species is most similar to P. marginatus but tends to have a much darker frons (C. Bartlett pers. comment).

Status: Native
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Species Photo Gallery for Pissonotus concolor No Common Name

Photo by: C.R. Bartlett & A.T. Gonzon
Haywood Co.
Comment: malerndet. C.R. Bartlettrnphotos provided by C.R. Bartlett
Photo by: C.R. Bartlett & A.T. Gonzon
Haywood Co.
Comment: malerndet. C.R. Bartlettrnphotos provided by C.R. Bartlett
Photo by: C.R. Bartlett & A.T. Gonzon
Haywood Co.
Comment: malerndet. C.R. Bartlettrnphotos provided by C.R. Bartlett