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Telamona collina - Sycamore Treehopper



© Matthew S. Wallace

© Rhoda Bliese
Taxonomy
Family: MEMBRACIDAESubfamily: SmiliinaeTribe: Telamonini
Taxonomic Author: (Walker, 1851)
Identification
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Description: This species is brownish overall, with a tall and prominent forward-facing pronotal crest. The head and anterior of the pronotum are light-colored, contrasting with the rest of the brownish pronotum.
Distribution in North Carolina
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Out of State Record(s)
Distribution: Eastern North America
Abundance: Rare, recorded from a few counties in the Piedmont and mountains; possibly more abundant.
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Habitats and Life History
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Plant Associates: American sycamore (Platanus occidentalis; CTNC); Quercus macrocarpa (bur oak) (Wallace 2014)
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Status: Native
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Species Photo Gallery for Telamona collina Sycamore Treehopper

Photo by: Rhoda Bliese
Macon Co.
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Photo by: Matthew S. Wallace
Out Of State Co.
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