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MEMBRACIDAE Members: NC Records

Tortistilus inermis - No Common Name


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Taxonomy
Family: MEMBRACIDAESubfamily: Smiliinae
Identification
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Description: Yellowish-green to green overall with scattered white spots across the pronotum. The pronotal crest is quite high, higher than the similiar S.
festinus
and S. lutea. The legs are dark. See here for images of adults: 1, 2.
Distribution in North Carolina
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Distribution: Across North America
Abundance: A single record from the Piedmont, rare.
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Habitats and Life History
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Behavior: Can probably be attracted at night with a light.
Comment:
Status: Native
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