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Rhynchomitra lingula - No Common Name



© F. Williams- note short, blunt head
Taxonomy
Family: DICTYOPHARIDAE
Identification
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Description: A greenish species with a fairly short, rounded head (compared to other members of this genus). The wing venation is greenish, otherwise the wings are clear. The legs are brownish-orange. See here for an image of a live adult, and here for images of a pinned specimen: (1) and (2).
Distribution in North Carolina
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Distribution: Eastern United States (UDEL)
Abundance: Recorded from a few counties in the Piedmont and Coastal Plain; possibly more abundant in the state, especially near the coast.
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Habitats and Life History
Habitats:
Plant Associates: Serenoa repens (saw palmetto; Araceae) (UDEL)
Behavior: Can occasionally be attracted at night with a light.
Comment:
Status: Native
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Species Photo Gallery for Rhynchomitra lingula No Common Name

Photo by: F. Williams, S. Williams
Gates Co.
Comment: MEMI
Photo by: F. Williams, S. Williams
Gates Co.
Comment: MEMI