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Haplaxius fulvus - No Common Name



© Rob Van Epps- note orange color

© Rob Van Epps

© Rob Van Epps
Taxonomy
Family: CIXIIDAETribe: Oecleini
Taxonomic Author: Osborn, 1903
Identification
Online Photographs: BugGuide, GBIF                                                                                  
Description: A fairly distinctive and diagnostic species, it is a uniform yellow, orange-yellow, or orange color. The forewings are hyaline, with the venation concolorous with the body. The eyes are a contrastingly whitish color. Adult males are 3.5-4.0 mm long, females are 4.0-4.6 mm. (Kramer, 1979)
Distribution in North Carolina
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Distribution: Eastern United States, where it is uncommon and infrequently encountered; also recorded from Ontario (UDEL). Only recently (2022) recorded in North Carolina.
Abundance: Three recent records from the Piedmont, likely more widespread but in lower numbers across at least this part of the state.
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Habitats and Life History
Habitats: Has been found in suburban, open woodland habitat.
Plant Associates: Recorded on Solidago
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Status: Native
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Species Photo Gallery for Haplaxius fulvus No Common Name

Photo by: Robert Deans
Forsyth Co.
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Photo by: Rob Van Epps
Mecklenburg Co.
Comment: Suburban yard near woods. Found on Solidago (goldenrod).
Photo by: Rob Van Epps
Mecklenburg Co.
Comment: Suburban yard near woods. Found on Solidago (goldenrod).
Photo by: Rob Van Epps
Mecklenburg Co.
Comment: Suburban yard near woods. Found on Solidago (goldenrod).
Photo by: Rob Van Epps
Mecklenburg Co.
Comment: Suburban yard near woods. Found on Solidago (goldenrod).