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Heliria scalaris - No Common Name



© John Rosenfeld- note color and shape
Taxonomy
Family: MEMBRACIDAESubfamily: SmiliinaeTribe: Telamonini
Taxonomic Author: (Fairmaire, 1846)
Identification
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Description: A uniform rich brown color; rarely slightly speckled with pale on the face, metapodium, knob, and in a transverse band behind the crest. There is a short white line/mark on the margin below the posterior lobe of the crest. The anterior lobe of the pronotum distinctly overhangs the base of the crest, and the posterior angle of the posterior lobe forms a right or acute angle. Adult females are 9 mm long, with a height of 5 mm. (Kopp & Yonke, 1974)

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Distribution in North Carolina
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Out of State Record(s)
Distribution: Eastern and central North America
Abundance: Recorded from a couple counties in the Piedmont.
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Habitats and Life History
Habitats:
Plant Associates: Carya (hickory), Crataegus (hawthorn), Fagus grandifolia (American beech), Malus (apple), Prunus americana (American plum), Salix (willow) (Wallace 2014).
Behavior: This species has been reported on hawthorn in close association with Glossonotus crataegi and G. turriculatus. (Kopp & Yonke 1974)
Comment:
Status: Native
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Species Photo Gallery for Heliria scalaris No Common Name

Photo by: John Rosenfeld
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