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Kelisia spinosa - No Common Name



© John Rosenfeld

© John Rosenfeld
Taxonomy
Family: DELPHACIDAESubfamily: Kelisinae
Identification
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Description: A fairly dark species with broad dark bands covering most of the wings and a pale, contrasting midline down the inner margin, extending from the vertex and thorax. The face is a pale color. See here for multiple angles of a pinned specimen.
Distribution in North Carolina
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Out of State Record(s)
Distribution: Eastern North America (UDEL)
Abundance: A majority of records from the mountains.
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Habitats and Life History
Habitats: Grassy, sedgey areas
Plant Associates: Carex intumescens var. fernaldii, C. lucorum var. austrolucorum, C. pensylvanica (UDEL)
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Status: Native
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Species Photo Gallery for Kelisia spinosa No Common Name

Photo by: John Rosenfeld
Out Of State Co.
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Photo by: John Rosenfeld
Out Of State Co.
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