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Eutettix n. sp. - Undescribed Eutettix Species



© Paul Scharf- side view

© Paul Scharf- top view
Taxonomy
Family: CICADELLIDAESubfamily: Deltocephalinae
Identification
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Description: A dark species, sort of a dark rufous color overall. The base of the wings is a grayish color that contrasts with the rest of the body. The legs are pale.
Distribution in North Carolina
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Distribution: Unknown
Abundance: This species has only been found in a few counties in the Piedmont where it is rare; potentially more abundant in the right habitat.
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Habitats and Life History
Habitats: Has been found in mixed hardwood forest.
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Behavior: Can be attracted at night with a light.
Comment: A possibly undescribed but distinctive species; only a single female specimen of this species is in a collection (per Andy Hamilton), but a male is needed to discover the identity of these individuals (BG). It is also possible that these may be boldly marked E. marmoratus, as they do share some similarities in pattern.
Status: Native
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Species Photo Gallery for Eutettix n. sp. Undescribed Eutettix Species

Photo by: Randy L Emmitt
Orange Co.
Comment: UV light - unid_leafhopper
Photo by: B. Bockhahn
Stokes Co.
Comment: HARO
Photo by: Paul Scharf
Warren Co.
Comment: Attracted to Light
Photo by: Paul Scharf
Warren Co.
Comment: Attracted to Light