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Ossiannilssonola hinei - No Common Name



© Kyle Kittelberger- note pattern
Taxonomy
Family: CICADELLIDAESubfamily: Typhlocybinae
Identification
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Description: A very distinctive species. Chalky white overall, with two transverse dark brown bands across the wings: one across the base of the wings and the other before the apical crossveins. The wing venation is white; the abdomen is yellow. Adults are 3.5-4.0 mm long. (Christian, 1953)

For another image of this species, see: BG.

Distribution in North Carolina
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Distribution: Eastern United States, where it is quite rare (presently only known from NC, TN, OH, and GA) (BG)
Abundance: Recorded from a few counties in the mountains, rare; possibly more abundant in the right habitat.
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Habitats and Life History
Habitats: Has been found near montane mixed hardwood forest.
Plant Associates: White Oak (Quercus alba) (Christian, 1953)
Behavior: Can be attracted at night with a light.
Comment:
Status: Native
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Species Photo Gallery for Ossiannilssonola hinei No Common Name

Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger, Brian Bockhahn, Paul Scharf
Ashe Co.
Comment: mixed hardwood forest habitat
Photo by: vin stanton
Buncombe Co.
Comment: unid_leafhopper - unid_leafhopper