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DELPHACIDAE Members: NC Records

Pissonotus tumidus - No Common Name


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Taxonomy
Family: DELPHACIDAESubfamily: Delphacinae
Identification
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Description: A light brown species, extensively maculated with yellow. The frons and vertex are a light brown, maculated with yellow, and the front tibiae are slightly expanded. The wings are clear or a light brown with dark veins. The abdomen is light brown and the front tibiae are slightly expanded. The antennal segments are yellowish with diffuse longitudinal brown markings. Adult brachypterous males are around 2.49 mm long, while females are around 3.26 mm. (Bartlett, 2000)
Distribution in North Carolina
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Distribution: Eastern North America (UDEL)
Abundance: Recorded from a single county in the mountains.
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Habitats and Life History
Habitats: Probably grassy areas
Plant Associates: Asteraceae
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Comment: The macropter of this species is unknown.
Status: Native
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