Hoppers of North Carolina:
Spittlebugs, Leafhoppers, Treehoppers, and Planthoppers
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218 species for Buncombe County

GroupfamilysciNamecomName
4 SpittlebugsCERCOPIDAEProsapia bicinctaTwo-lined Spittlebug
APHROPHORIDAEAphrophora quadrinotataFour-spotted Spittlebug
Lepyronia quadrangularisDiamondback Spittlebug
Philaenus spumariusMeadow Spittlebug
5 Tube SpittlebugsCLASTOPTERIDAEClastoptera achatinaPecan Spittlebug
Clastoptera obtusaAlder Spittlebug
Clastoptera saintcyriHeath Spittlebug
Clastoptera testacea
Clastoptera xanthocephalaSunflower Spittlebug
123 LeafhoppersCICADELLIDAEAgallia constrictaConstricted Leafhopper
Agallia quadripunctataFour-spotted Clover Leafhopper
Ceratagallia agricolaAmerican Clover Leafhopper
Cuerna costalis
Draeculacephala antica
Draeculacephala balli
Draeculacephala mollipes
Draeculacephala robinsoni
Graphocephala coccineaRed-banded Leafhopper
Graphocephala fennahiRhododendron Leafhopper
CicadellidaeGraphocephala gothica
CICADELLIDAEGraphocephala teliformis
Graphocephala versutaVersute Sharpshooter
Helochara communisBog Leafhopper
Oncometopia orbonaBroad-headed Sharpshooter
Paraulacizes irrorataSpeckled Sharpshooter
Provancherana tripunctata
Sibovia occatoria
Tylozygus bifidus
Tylozygus geometricus
Xyphon flavicepsYellowheaded Leafhopper
Anoscopus serratulae
Xestocephalus superbus
Atanus perspicillatus
Balclutha abdominalis
Balclutha impicta
Balclutha unidentified species
CicadellidaeChlorotettix aurum
CICADELLIDAEChlorotettix galbanatus
CicadellidaeChlorotettix meriscus
Chlorotettix suturalis
Chlorotettix tunicatus
CICADELLIDAEChlorotettix viridius
Colladonus clitellariusSaddled Leafhopper, Saddleback Leafhopper
Endria inimicaPainted Leafhopper
Eutettix pictus
Exitianus exitiosusGray Lawn Leafhopper
Limotettix anthracinus
Memnonia flavida
Menosoma cincta
Orientus ishidaeJapanese Leafhopper
Osbornellus auronitens
Osbornellus clarus
Osbornellus consors
Osbornellus unidentified species
CicadellidaeParaphlepsius carolinus
CICADELLIDAEParaphlepsius collitus
Paraphlepsius fulvidorsum
Paraphlepsius humidus
Paraphlepsius irroratusBespeckled Leafhopper
CicadellidaeParaphlepsius pusillus
CICADELLIDAEParaphlepsius tennessus
CicadellidaeParaphlepsius tubus
CICADELLIDAEPendarus uhleri
Planicephalus flavicosta_flavocostatus complex
Prescottia lobata
Scaphoideus carinatus
Scaphoideus cylindratus
Scaphoideus incisus
Scaphoideus ochraceus
Scaphytopius frontalisYellowfaced Leafhopper
Sorhoanus orientalis
Texananus unidentified speciesTexananus (Iowanus)
Jikradia olitoria
Neocoelidia tuberculata
Neocoelidia tumidifrons
CicadellidaeBalcanocerus provancheri
CICADELLIDAEIdiocerus nervatus
CicadellidaeMacropsis decisa
CICADELLIDAEMacropsis dixiensis
CicadellidaeOncopsis deluda
Oncopsis infumata
Oncopsis nigrinasi
CICADELLIDAEOncopsis sobria
Pediopsoides distinctus
Alebra aurea
Dikraneura angustata
Empoasca fabaePotato Leafhopper
Empoasca unidentified species
Erasmoneura fulmina
Erasmoneura vulnerata
Eratoneura era
CicadellidaeEratoneura hartii
CICADELLIDAEEratoneura micheneri
Eratoneura osborni
Eratoneura unidentified species
Erythridula nr. aspera
Erythridula electa
Erythridula lawsoniana
Erythridula pfrimmeri
Erythridula verdana
Erythridula complex 1'Dark-backed' Erythridula
Erythroneura bistrata
Erythroneura calycula
Erythroneura cancellata
Erythroneura elegans
Erythroneura infuscata
Erythroneura octonotata
Erythroneura pontifex
Erythroneura rubra
Erythroneura tricinctaThree-banded Leafhopper
Forcipata nr. loca
Hymetta anthisma
Hymetta balteata
Kyboasca splendida
Ossiannilssonola australis
Ossiannilssonola berenice
Ossiannilssonola hinei
Empoa casta
Empoa gillettei
Empoa venusta
Zyginama rossi
CicadellidaeNionia palmeri
CICADELLIDAEGypona melanota
Gyponana cacumina
CicadellidaeGyponana gladia
CICADELLIDAEGyponana octolineata
Gyponana striata
Ponana limbatipennis
Ponana puncticollis
Ponana pectoralis
Rugosana querci
Xerophloea major
43 TreehoppersMEMBRACIDAECampylenchia latipesWidefooted Treehopper, Eastern Thornhopper
Enchenopa binotata complexTwo-marked Treehopper
Platycotis vittataOak Treehopper
Tylopelta gibbera
Acutalis tartarea
Archasia auriculata
Archasia belfragei
Atymna castaneae
Atymna querci
Cyrtolobus flavolatus
Cyrtolobus fuscipennis
Cyrtolobus pallidifrontis
Cyrtolobus puritanus
Cyrtolobus togatus
Cyrtolobus vau
Entylia carinata
Glossonotus turriculatus
Glossonotus univittatus
Hadrophallus bubalus
Micrutalis calvaHoneylocust Treehopper
Ophiderma definita
Ophiderma flava
Ophiderma flavicephala
Ophiderma grisea
Publilia concava
Publilia reticulata
Smilia camelus
Spissistilus festinusThree-cornered Alfalfa Hopper
Stictocephala bisoniaBuffalo Treehopper
Stictocephala brevitylus
Stictocephala dicerosTwo-horned Treehopper
Stictocephala lutea
Stictocephala palmeri
Stictocephala taurina
Telamona concava
Telamona decorata
Telamona excelsa
Telamona monticola
Telamona reclivata
Thelia bimaculataLocust Treehopper
Vanduzea arquataBlack Locust Treehopper
Xantholobus intermedius
Microcentrus caryaeHickory Stegaspidine Treehopper
2 Acanaloniid PlanthoppersACANALONIIDAEAcanalonia bivittataTwo-striped Planthopper
Acanalonia conica
8 Achilid PlanthoppersACHILIDAECatonia bicinctura
Catonia carolina
Catonia cinctifrons
Catonia lunata
Catonia nava
Catonia pumilaDwarf Catonia
Synecdoche dimidiata
Synecdoche impunctata
3 Piglet BugsCALISCELIDAEBruchomorpha minima
Bruchomorpha oculata
Bruchomorpha pallidipes
2 Cixiid PlanthoppersCIXIIDAECixius pini
Cixius unidentified speciesUnidentified Cixius Species
9 Delphacid PlanthoppersDELPHACIDAEDelphacodes puella
Flavoclypeus andromedus
Isodelphax basivitta
Liburniella ornataOrnate Planthopper
Pissonotus binotatus
Pissonotus niger
Stenocranus arundineus
Stobaera tricarinata
Syndelphax alexanderi
12 Derbid PlanthoppersDERBIDAEAnotia uhleri
Apache degeeri
Cedusa edentula
Cedusa kedusa
Cedusa maculata
Cedusa redusa
Cedusa vulgaris
Omolicna uhleri
Otiocerus abbotii
Otiocerus amyotii
Otiocerus wolfii
Sayiana sayi
1 Dictypharid PlanthoppersDICTYOPHARIDAEScolops pungens
3 Flatid PlanthoppersFLATIDAEFlatormenis proximaNorthern Flatid Planthopper
Metcalfa pruinosaCitrus Flatid Planthopper
Ormenoides venusta
1 Fulgorid PlanthoppersFULGORIDAECalyptoproctus marmoratus
2 Issid PlanthoppersISSIDAEThionia bullata
Thionia simplex