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Sikaiana harti - No Common Name



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Taxonomy
Family: DERBIDAESynonym: Euklastus harti
Identification
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Description: An unusual yet distinctive species, it has pale white wings with many dark, black spots across them. The wings greatly exceed the length of the abdomen. The frons/face is very compressed, and the antennae lack additional appendages. The head only slightly projects in front of the eyes. Small and very fragile. For images of this species, see BG.
Distribution in North Carolina
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Distribution: Eastern and central United States (UDEL)
Abundance: Recorded from a few counties across the state; scarce and rare.
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Habitats and Life History
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Plant Associates: Derbidae are known or assumed to feed on fungal hyphae as immatures (UDEL).
Behavior: May be attracted at night with a light.
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Status: Native
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Species Photo Gallery for Sikaiana harti No Common Name

Photo by: tom ward
Buncombe Co.
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Photo by: tom ward
Buncombe Co.
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Photo by: tom ward
Buncombe Co.
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Photo by: tom ward
Buncombe Co.
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