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Erythridula crevecoeuri - No Common Name



© Kyle Kittelberger- side view

© Kyle Kittelberger- top view
Taxonomy
Family: CICADELLIDAESubfamily: TyphlocybinaeSynonym: Arboridia crevecoeuri
Identification
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Description: A reddish-brown species that appears mostly bicolored. The wings are mostly a reddish to reddish-brown color, sometimes very bright and vibrant, with contrasting pale wing tips. The scutellum concolorous with the wings, being dark; in some individuals, the reddish-brown color extends onto the pronotum. The vertex is yellow, as is the pale outer margins of the pronotum. The face and underside of the thorax are pale/yellowish, except for the mesosternum which is dark. The abdomen is dark. Adults are 3.0- 3.3 mm long. (Dmitriev & Dietrich, 2009)
Distribution in North Carolina
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Distribution: Central and Eastern United States (3I)
Abundance: Recorded from several counties in the mountains and Piedmont where it is very uncommon; possibly more abundant in the right habitat.
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Habitats and Life History
Habitats: Has been found in mixed hardwood forest.
Plant Associates: Aesculus glabra, Aesculus sp. (3I)
Behavior: Can be attracted at night with a light.
Comment: This species could be confused with a few other Erythridula, especially E. abolla. Both species have largely reddish wings (though in E. abolla the reds are darker and less vibrant/bright than E. crevecoeuri) with pale, contrasting wing tips. However, the vertex of crevecoeuri is mostly yellow, whereas in abolla the vertex is reddish-brown.
Status: Native
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Species Photo Gallery for Erythridula crevecoeuri No Common Name

Photo by: Paul Scharf
Warren Co.
Comment: Attracted to Light
Photo by: Paul Scharf
Warren Co.
Comment: Attracted to Light
Photo by: Paul Scharf, Brian Bockhahn
Burke Co.
Comment: Attracted to Black Light
Photo by: Paul Scharf
Warren Co.
Comment: Attracted to Light
Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger, Brian Bockhahn
Rockingham Co.
Comment: grassy area near mixed hardwood forest and a pond; male
Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger, Brian Bockhahn
Rockingham Co.
Comment: grassy area near mixed hardwood forest and a pond; male
Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger, Brian Bockhahn
Rockingham Co.
Comment: grassy area near mixed hardwood forest and a pond; male
Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger, Brian Bockhahn
Rockingham Co.
Comment: grassy area near mixed hardwood forest and a pond; female
Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger, Brian Bockhahn
Rockingham Co.
Comment: grassy area near mixed hardwood forest and a pond; female
Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger, Brian Bockhahn
Rockingham Co.
Comment: grassy area near mixed hardwood forest and a pond; female
Photo by: Randy Emmitt
Orange Co.
Comment: uv light
Photo by: Ken Kneidel
Mecklenburg Co.
Comment: wooded residential
Photo by: Ken Kneidel
Mecklenburg Co.
Comment: wooded residential
Photo by: Ken Kneidel
Mecklenburg Co.
Comment: wooded residential