Hoppers of North Carolina:
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DELPHACIDAE Members: NC Records

Pissonotus niger - No Common Name


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Taxonomy
Family: DELPHACIDAESubfamily: Delphacinae
Taxonomic Author: Morgan and Beamer, 1949
Identification
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Description: A very dark brown, nearly black species with an immaculate frons. The vertex is dark brown with paler carinae (ridges), and the first antennal segment is a dark brown while the second is paler. The wings are dark. The abdomen is dark brown as well. Adult brachypterous males are around 2.22 mm long, while females are around 2.63 mm. (Bartlett, 2000)
Distribution in North Carolina
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Distribution: Eastern North America (UDEL)
Abundance: Recorded from a couple counties in the mountains, possibly more abundant in the right habitat.
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Habitats and Life History
Habitats: Probably grassy areas
Plant Associates: Asteraceae
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Comment: The macropter in this species is unknown. (Bartlett, 2000)
Status: Native
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