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Alebra rubrafrons - No Common Name



© Rob Van Epps

© Rob Van Epps- note reddish head

© Ken Childs
Taxonomy
Family: CICADELLIDAESubfamily: TyphlocybinaeTribe: Alebrini
Taxonomic Author: (DeLong, 1918)
Identification
Online Photographs: BugGuide, GBIF                                                                                  
Description: Males are a bright golden-yellow overall with a contrastingly red face or a face with a red median line; the wings are orange-yellow. Females are orange-yellow and unmarked, or with the face and crown a deeper orange than the band between the eyes. Adult males are 3.5-3.8 mm long, females are 3.7-4.3 mm. (Hamilton, 1995)
Distribution in North Carolina
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Out of State Record(s)
Distribution: Eastern United States
Abundance: Rare, with a single recent record from the Piedmont.
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Habitats and Life History
Habitats: Has been found in suburban and open woodland.
Plant Associates: Quercus bicolor, Querus spp. (Hamilton, 1995)
Behavior: Can be attracted at night with a light.
Comment:
Status: Native
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Species Photo Gallery for Alebra rubrafrons No Common Name

Photo by: Ken Childs
Out Of State Co.
Comment:
Photo by: Rob Van Epps
Mecklenburg Co.
Comment: Attracted to UV light. Suburban yard near woods. - unid_leafhopper
Photo by: Rob Van Epps
Mecklenburg Co.
Comment: Attracted to UV light. Suburban yard near woods. - unid_leafhopper
Photo by: Rob Van Epps
Mecklenburg Co.
Comment: Attracted to UV light. Suburban yard near woods. - unid_leafhopper
Photo by: Rob Van Epps
Mecklenburg Co.
Comment: Attracted to UV light. Suburban yard near woods. State record
Photo by: Rob Van Epps
Mecklenburg Co.
Comment: Attracted to UV light. Suburban yard near woods. State record