Orthoptera of North Carolina
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Leptysma marginicollis (Serville, 1838) - Cattail Toothpick Grasshopper


Taxonomy
Family: Acrididae Subfamily: Leptysminae Tribe: Leptysmini
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Online Photographs: BugGuide, Google Images                                                                                  
Distribution in North Carolina
County Map: Clicking on a county returns the records for the species in that county.
Adult Dates:
 High Mountains (HM) ≥ 4,000 ft.
 Low Mountains (LM) < 4,000 ft.
 Piedmont (Pd)
 Coastal Plain (CP)

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Habitats and Life History
Habitats: We have records from a wide variety of wet, herbaceous habitats, including marshes, savannas, pond and lake shorelines, and wet fields
Diet: Probably wetland graminoids or other herbaceous species
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See also Habitat Account for General Sedge, Grass, and Rush Mires
Status in North Carolina
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Natural Heritage Program Ranks: G5 S5
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Image Gallery for Leptysma marginicollis - Cattail Toothpick Grasshopper

Recorded by: Mark Shields
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: Steve Taylor
Beaufort Co.
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Recorded by: Ken Kneidel
Mecklenburg Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: Ken Kneidel
Mecklenburg Co.
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Recorded by: Ken Kneidel
Mecklenburg Co.
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Recorded by: Kyle Kittelberger
New Hanover Co.
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Recorded by: Tracy S. Feldman
Scotland Co.
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Recorded by: Mark Shields
Carteret Co.
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Recorded by: Stephen Hall
Pender Co.
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Recorded by: Stephen Hall
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: Stephen Hall
Edgecombe Co.
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Recorded by: Kyle Kittelberger
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: F. Williams
Gates Co.
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Recorded by: E. Corey
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: Chris Helms
Columbus Co.
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Recorded by: Chris Helms
Columbus Co.
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Recorded by: FKW, SBW
Gates Co.
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