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DELPHACIDAE Members: NC Records

Pissonotus concolor - No Common Name


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Taxonomy
Family: DELPHACIDAESubfamily: Delphacinae
Taxonomic Author: Bartlett in Bartlett and Dietz, 2000
Identification
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Description: A very dark species, dark brown to black; adults are mostly concolorous/uniformly colored and have shiny bodies. The antennae and legs are pale and the face is black. The wings are dark brown too. Adult brachypterous females are around 3.41 mm long. (Bartlett, 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
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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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