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Arundanus crumbi - No Common Name


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Taxonomy
Family: CICADELLIDAESubfamily: Deltocephalinae
Taxonomic Author: (DeLong, 1916)
Identification
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Description: Orange-yellow overall, with a broad wavy line on the anterior margin of the vertex and four quadrate spots above this; the central pair of spots are larger. The wings are a smoky yellow-orange color, with yellow-orange venation. The female pregenital sternite is broadly and angularly excavated; note that the excavation is rounded and is broad and moderately deep. The male genital plates are elongate, gradually tapering to blunt apexes. Adults are 5.0-5.5 mm long. (DeLong 1948)

For diagrams of this species, see: Zahniser

Distribution in North Carolina
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Distribution: Eastern United States
Abundance: Recorded from a single county in the Coastal Plain; likely more abundant in the right habitat.
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Habitats and Life History
Habitats: Moist areas where the host plant grows.
Plant Associates: Cane/native bamboo (Arundinaria tecta)
Behavior: Can be attracted at night with a light.
Comment: NOTE: Arundanus is a genus that consists of a number of species that look like one another. It is therefore important to get a clear, detailed picture of the underside to determine species identification.
Status: Native
Global and State Rank: GNR [G3] [SU]
See also Habitat Account for Coastal Plain Cane Thickets