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Erythroneura infuscata - No Common Name



© Kyle Kittelberger- side view

© Kyle Kittelberger- top view
Taxonomy
Family: CICADELLIDAESubfamily: Typhlocybinae
Identification
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Description: A dark, mostly black species that is distinctive in appearance from most other members of the family Typhlocybinae. The black wings and body have several small pale spots at the base of the wings, down the midlength, and on the scutellum. There is a prominent white patch on the costal margin of each wing, followed by a red mark. The legs and face are whitish. Adults are 2.8-3.0 mm long. (Dmitriev & Dietrich, 2007)
Distribution in North Carolina
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Distribution: Central and eastern United States (3I)
Abundance: Recorded from several counties in the Piedmont and mountains where it is uncommon to rare, possibly more abundant across the state in the right habitat.
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Habitats and Life History
Habitats: Has been found in mixed hardwood forest habitat.
Plant Associates: Quercus imbricaria, Hamamelis virginiana, Vitis riparia (3I)
Behavior: Can be attracted at night with a light.
Comment:
Status: Native
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Species Photo Gallery for Erythroneura infuscata No Common Name

Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger
Wake Co.
Comment: mixed hardwood forest habitat
Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger
Wake Co.
Comment: mixed hardwood forest habitat
Photo by: Paul Scharf
Warren Co.
Comment: Attracted to Light
Photo by: Paul Scharf
Warren Co.
Comment: Attracted to Light
Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger
Wake Co.
Comment: mixed hardwood forest habitat
Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger
Wake Co.
Comment: mixed hardwood forest habitat
Photo by: T. DeSantis
Durham Co.
Comment: ENRI
Photo by: Rob Van Epps
Mecklenburg Co.
Comment: Attracted to UV light. Greenway in wooded area.
Photo by: Rob Van Epps
Mecklenburg Co.
Comment: Attracted to UV light. Greenway in wooded area.