Hoppers of North Carolina:
Spittlebugs, Leafhoppers, Treehoppers, and Planthoppers
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52 species for Polk County

GroupfamilysciNamecomName
4 SpittlebugsCERCOPIDAEProsapia bicinctaTwo-lined Spittlebug
APHROPHORIDAEAphrophora quadrinotataFour-spotted Spittlebug
Lepyronia quadrangularisDiamondback Spittlebug
Philaenus spumariusMeadow Spittlebug
2 Tube SpittlebugsCLASTOPTERIDAEClastoptera obtusaAlder Spittlebug
Clastoptera xanthocephalaSunflower Spittlebug
35 LeafhoppersCICADELLIDAEAgallia constrictaConstricted Leafhopper
Draeculacephala balli
Graphocephala fennahiRhododendron Leafhopper
Graphocephala versutaVersute Sharpshooter
Oncometopia orbonaBroad-headed Sharpshooter
Sibovia occatoria
Colladonus clitellariusSaddled Leafhopper, Saddleback Leafhopper
Exitianus exitiosusGray Lawn Leafhopper
Graminella nigrifronsBlack-faced Leafhopper
Latalus sayii
Osbornellus clarus
CicadellidaeParaphlepsius attractus
Pendarus stipatus
CICADELLIDAEPlanicephalus flavicosta_flavocostatus complex
Polyamia weedi
Prescottia lobata
Scaphoideus obtusus
CicadellidaeScaphytopius nigrifrons
CICADELLIDAEStirellus bicolor
Jikradia olitoria
CicadellidaeAlebra bicincta
CICADELLIDAEEmpoasca fabaePotato Leafhopper
Erasmoneura vulnerata
Eratoneura osborni
Erythridula lawsoniana
Erythroneura calycula
Erythroneura elegans
Erythroneura infuscata
Erythroneura octonotata
Erythroneura pontifex
Erythroneura tricinctaThree-banded Leafhopper
Erythroneura vagabunda
Erythroneura vitisGrapevine Leafhopper
Empoa gillettei
Empoa rubricola
6 TreehoppersMEMBRACIDAECampylenchia latipesWidefooted Treehopper, Eastern Thornhopper
Acutalis tartarea
Entylia carinata
Ophiderma definita
Spissistilus festinusThree-cornered Alfalfa Hopper
Vanduzea arquataBlack Locust Treehopper
1 Acanaloniid PlanthoppersACANALONIIDAEAcanalonia bivittataTwo-striped Planthopper
1 Achilid PlanthoppersACHILIDAECixidia fusca
2 Delphacid PlanthoppersDELPHACIDAEDelphacodes puella
Liburniella ornataOrnate Planthopper
1 Fulgorid PlanthoppersFULGORIDAECalyptoproctus marmoratus