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CICADELLIDAE Members: NC Records

Edwardsiana rosae - Rose Leafhopper


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Taxonomy
Family: CICADELLIDAESubfamily: TyphlocybinaeTribe: Typhlocybini
Taxonomic Author: (Linnaeus, 1758)
Identification
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Description: Pale yellow to white overall without and dark markings. The posterior margin of the female subgenital plate has a triangular projection extending outwards. Adults are 3.5-3.75 mm long. (Christian, 1953), (3I)
Distribution in North Carolina
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Distribution: Native to the Old World where it can be found across Europe, the Middle East, and Asia; introduced and adventive in North America, where it is transcontinental (3I)
Abundance: A single record from the mountains, likely under collected and therefore more abundant in the right habitat.
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Habitats and Life History
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Plant Associates: Many host plants, including: alder (Alnus sp.), hazelnut (Corylus sp.), hawthorn (Crataegus sp.), strawberry (Fragaria sp.), apple (Malus sp.), cherry (Prunus sp.), pear (Pyrus sp.), oak (Quercus sp.), rose (Rosa sp.), bramble (Rubus sp.), willow (Salix sp.), and mountain-ash (Sorbus sp.) (3I)
Behavior: Can be attracted at night with a light.
Comment: A specimen is likely needed to identify an Edwardsiana to species.
Status: Introduced
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