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Prokelisia crocea - No Common Name



© Solomon Hendrix

© Solomon Hendrix

© Solomon Hendrix
Taxonomy
Family: DELPHACIDAESubfamily: Delphacinae
Taxonomic Author: (Van Duzee, 1897)
Identification
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Description: A distinctive member of this genus, yellowish-orange overall. The face is pale, orange-yellow laterally and pale medially; the clypeus is also pale. The head, pronotum and scutellum are largely orange, with a bold whitish longitudinal median line down the scutellum. The wings are hyaline, with the yellowish-orange abdomen clearly visible through the wings. The legs and underside of the body are pale. (UDEL)
Distribution in North Carolina
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Out of State Record(s)
Distribution: Widespread in eastern and midwestern North America from Gulf coast states to southern Canada (UDEL)
Abundance: Recorded from the coast, likely more abundant in the right habitat.
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Habitats and Life History
Habitats: Grassy, coastal habitat
Plant Associates: Coastal grasses, cordgrass (Spartina alternifolia) (UDEL)
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Status: Native
Global and State Rank: GNR [G4G5] [S3S4]
See also Habitat Account for Salt and Brackish Marshes

Species Photo Gallery for Prokelisia crocea No Common Name

Photo by: Solomon Hendrix
Out Of State Co.
Comment: from Plum Island, MA
Photo by: Solomon Hendrix
Out Of State Co.
Comment: from Plum Island, MA
Photo by: Solomon Hendrix
Out Of State Co.
Comment: from Plum Island, MA