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Typhlocyba modesta - No Common Name



© Solomon Hendrix- male
Taxonomy
Family: CICADELLIDAESubfamily: Typhlocybinae
Identification
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Description: A rather nondescript species, adults are yellowish-white with wings that are subhyaline to the apical cross veins. The apical cells are hyaline with a brownish tint. The abdomen is ivory-yellowish white. The posterior margin of the female pregenital sternite has a median notch, between two rounded lobes. (Christian, 1953), (3I)
Distribution in North Carolina
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Out of State Record(s)
Distribution: Eastern and central North America (3I)
Abundance: A single record from the mountains, likely under collected and more abundant in the right habitat.
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Habitats and Life History
Habitats:
Plant Associates: Acer saccharum (Christian, 1953)
Behavior: Can be attracted at night with a light.
Comment:
Status: Native
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See also Habitat Account for Rich Montane Hardwood Forests

Species Photo Gallery for Typhlocyba modesta No Common Name

Photo by: Solomon Hendrix
Out Of State Co.
Comment: det. Don Chandler via specimen
Photo by: Solomon Hendrix
Out Of State Co.
Comment: MA, det. Don Chandler via specimen