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Isodelphax basivitta - No Common Name



© Kyle Kittelberger

© Kyle Kittelberger
Taxonomy
Family: DELPHACIDAESubfamily: Delphacinae
Identification
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Description: A dark, blackish species with clear wings; the base of the wings can have a bit of a ruddy tinge to it. Both male and females are dark-bodied, though brachypters may be paler. The wings lack any dark spot at the apex of the clavus, around midlength of where the wings meet. The first antennal segment is dark while the second is contrastingly paler, a key characteristic. (UDEL)
Distribution in North Carolina
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Distribution: Almost transcontinental, found across most of North America
Abundance: An uncommon to locally common species, recorded across the state.
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Habitats and Life History
Habitats: Grassy, open areas
Plant Associates: ?
Behavior: Can be attracted at night with a light.
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Status: Native
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Species Photo Gallery for Isodelphax basivitta No Common Name

Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger, Paul Scharf
Wake Co.
Comment: grassy habitat
Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger, Paul Scharf
Wake Co.
Comment: grassy habitat
Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger, Brian Bockhahn, Paul Scharf
Avery Co.
Comment: grassy, open area with shrubby vegetation and mixed forest nearby
Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger, Brian Bockhahn, Paul Scharf
Avery Co.
Comment: grassy, open area with shrubby vegetation and mixed forest nearby
Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger, Brian Bockhahn, Paul Scharf
Avery Co.
Comment: grassy, open area with shrubby vegetation and mixed forest nearby
Photo by: Rob Van Epps
Mecklenburg Co.
Comment: Came to UV light.
Photo by: Rob Van Epps
Mecklenburg Co.
Comment: Came to UV light.
Photo by: J. B Sullivan
Yancey Co.
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Photo by: J. B Sullivan
Yancey Co.
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