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Heliria cornutula - No Common Name



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© Ken Childs

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Taxonomy
Family: MEMBRACIDAESubfamily: Smiliinae
Taxonomic Author: Ball
Identification
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Description: A brownish to light green colored species with a broad pronotal crest that is peaked in the front. Adults have a very broad front of the pronotum, extending well to the side of the eyes.
Distribution in North Carolina
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Out of State Record(s)
Distribution: Eastern North America
Abundance: Scattered records across the Piedmont and Coastal Plain; uncommon to rare. Seasonal distribution: June-15 November (CTNC)
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Habitats and Life History
Habitats: Has been found near mixed hardwood forest.
Plant Associates: Sweetgum (Liquidambar styraciflua) (Wallace 2014)
Behavior: Can be attracted at night with a light.
Comment:
Status: Native
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Species Photo Gallery for Heliria cornutula No Common Name

Photo by: Rob Van Epps
Mecklenburg Co.
Comment: Attracted to UV light.
Photo by: B. Bockhahn
Wake Co.
Comment: FALA
Photo by: Randy L Emmitt
Orange Co.
Comment: near the mercury light.
Photo by: Randy L Emmitt
Orange Co.
Comment: near the mercury light.
Photo by: Ken Childs
Out Of State Co.
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Photo by: Ken Childs
Out Of State Co.
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Photo by: Ken Childs
Out Of State Co.
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Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger, Brian Bockhahn, Paul Scharf
Halifax Co.
Comment: grassy area and mixed hardwood forest edge; a sweetgum loving species
Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger, Brian Bockhahn, Paul Scharf
Halifax Co.
Comment: grassy area and mixed hardwood forest edge; a sweetgum loving species