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Rhynchomitra recurva - No Common Name



© Rob Van Epps- note size of head

© Paul Scharf- nymph

© Paul Scharf- nymph
Taxonomy
Family: DICTYOPHARIDAE
Identification
Online Photographs: BugGuide                                                                                  
Description: A green species that resembles R. microrhina except for the head. In recurva, the head is not at long and not as tapered as that of microrhina (which has a long, pointed and strongly tapered head), but not as short as that of lingula; recurva's head is stout and not strongly pointed. For a couple images of adults, see (here) and (here). Nymphs are supposedly darker than those of R. microrhina, being dark brown in color.
Distribution in North Carolina
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Distribution: Southeastern United States (UDEL)
Abundance: Recorded from several counties in the Piedmont and Coastal Plain, possibly more abundant in the right habitat; very uncommon to rare.
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Habitats and Life History
Habitats: Has been found near mixed hardwood forest.
Plant Associates: Eragrostis curvula (weeping lovegrass, Poaceae) (UDEL)
Behavior: Can occasionally be attracted at night with a light.
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Status: Native
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Species Photo Gallery for Rhynchomitra recurva No Common Name

Photo by: Paul Scharf
Warren Co.
Comment: Nymph, caught sweeping
Photo by: Paul Scharf
Warren Co.
Comment: Nymph, caught sweeping
Photo by: Rob Van Epps
Mecklenburg Co.
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