Hoppers of North Carolina:
Spittlebugs, Leafhoppers, Treehoppers, and Planthoppers
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128 species for New Hanover County

GroupfamilysciNamecomName
3 SpittlebugsCERCOPIDAEProsapia bicinctaTwo-lined Spittlebug
APHROPHORIDAEAphrophora cribrataPine Spittlebug
Lepyronia quadrangularisDiamondback Spittlebug
1 Tube SpittlebugsCLASTOPTERIDAEClastoptera xanthocephalaSunflower Spittlebug
75 LeafhoppersCICADELLIDAEAgallia constrictaConstricted Leafhopper
Agallia deleta
Ceratagallia accola
Ceratagallia agricolaAmerican Clover Leafhopper
Draeculacephala antica
Draeculacephala balli
CicadellidaeDraeculacephala bradleyi
Draeculacephala portola
CICADELLIDAEDraeculacephala robinsoni
Draeculacephala savannahae
Graphocephala coccineaRed-banded Leafhopper
Graphocephala versutaVersute Sharpshooter
Oncometopia orbonaBroad-headed Sharpshooter
Paraulacizes irrorataSpeckled Sharpshooter
Phera insolita
Tylozygus bifidus
Tylozygus geometricus
Xyphon flavicepsYellowheaded Leafhopper
Amblysellus curtisii
Arundanus crumbi
Arundanus fastigatus
Arundanus parvulus
Arundanus sarissus
Balclutha neglecta
Balclutha unidentified species
CicadellidaeChlorotettix aurum
CICADELLIDAEChlorotettix galbanatus
Chlorotettix necopinus
CicadellidaeChlorotettix rugicollis
CICADELLIDAEChlorotettix tergatus
CicadellidaeChlorotettix tunicatus
CICADELLIDAEChlorotettix viridius
Excultanus excultus
Exitianus exitiosusGray Lawn Leafhopper
CicadellidaeGraminella aureovittata
CICADELLIDAEGraminella fitchii
Graminella nigrifronsBlack-faced Leafhopper
Laevicephalus unicoloratus
Memnonia flavida
Osbornellus clarus
Osbornellus rotundus
Osbornellus unidentified species
CicadellidaeParaphlepsius attractus
CICADELLIDAEParaphlepsius floridanus
CicadellidaeParaphlepsius fuscipennis
CICADELLIDAEParaphlepsius irroratusBespeckled Leafhopper
CicadellidaeParaphlepsius mimus
Paraphlepsius planus
Pendarus nudus
Pendarus stipatus
Penthimia americana
Penthimia floridana
CICADELLIDAEPlanicephalus flavicosta_flavocostatus complex
Polyamia weedi
Sanctanus aestuarium
Sanctanus fasciatus
Sanctanus tectus
Scaphoideus immistus
Scaphytopius frontalisYellowfaced Leafhopper
Scaphytopius rubellus
CicadellidaeSpangbergiella vulnerata
CICADELLIDAEJikradia olitoria
CicadellidaeTinobregmus vittatus
CICADELLIDAENeocoelidia tuberculata
Neocoelidia tumidifrons
CicadellidaeBalcanocerus provancheri
CICADELLIDAEAlebra aurea
Empoasca fabaePotato Leafhopper
Eratoneura unidentified species
Erythroneura calycula
Gyponana geminata
Ponana puncticollis
Negosiana unidentified species
Rugosana querci
Xerophloea viridis
12 TreehoppersMEMBRACIDAECampylenchia latipesWidefooted Treehopper, Eastern Thornhopper
Enchenopa binotata complexTwo-marked Treehopper
Platycotis vittataOak Treehopper
Tylopelta gibbera
Carynota mera
Cyrtolobus parvulus
Entylia carinata
Micrutalis calvaHoneylocust Treehopper
Spissistilus festinusThree-cornered Alfalfa Hopper
Stictocephala brevitylus
Stictocephala lutea
Vanduzea triguttataThree-spotted Treehopper
2 Acanaloniid PlanthoppersACANALONIIDAEAcanalonia pumila
Acanalonia servillei
2 Achilid PlanthoppersACHILIDAECatonia picta
Catonia pini
2 Piglet BugsCALISCELIDAEAphelonema simplex
Bruchomorpha tristis
4 Cixiid PlanthoppersCIXIIDAEBothriocera drakei
Haplaxius pusillus
Melanoliarus vicarius
Pintalia delicata
20 Delphacid PlanthoppersDELPHACIDAEDelphacodes puella
Isodelphax nigridorsum
Liburniella ornataOrnate Planthopper
Megamelus aestus
Metadelphax propinqua
Muirodelphax arvensis
Neomegamelanus elongatus
Neomegamelanus spartini
Pentagramma vittatifrons
Peregrinus maidisCorn Delphacid
Pissonotus albovenosus
Prokelisia dolus
Prokelisia marginata
Saccharosydne saccharivoraWest Indian Canefly
Sogatella kolophon
Spartidelphax detectus
Spartidelphax penedetectus
Stenocranus lautus
Stenocranus similis
Tumidagena terminalis
2 Derbid PlanthoppersDERBIDAECedusa bedusa
Cedusa obscura
3 Flatid PlanthoppersFLATIDAECyarda melichari
Metcalfa pruinosaCitrus Flatid Planthopper
Ormenoides venusta
1 Fulgorid PlanthoppersFULGORIDAECyrpoptus belfragei
1 Issid PlanthoppersISSIDAEAplos simplex