Hoppers of North Carolina:
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Carynota marmorata - Marbled Treehopper



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Taxonomy
Family: MEMBRACIDAESubfamily: Smiliinae
Identification
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Description: A very striking species that is variable in color and pattern, usually some shade of brown, and typically with spots across the body (the spots also vary in color, ranging from pale yellow to green). The speckling varies between individuals, with some heavily spotted individuals and others with broader, more connected pale [yellow] patches that may form bands across the pronotum. This species has a fairly high pronotal crest.
Distribution in North Carolina
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Out of State Record(s)
Distribution: Eastern North America
Abundance: Rare to uncommon, recorded from several counties in the Piedmont and mountains. Seasonal distribution: 6 June-30 July (CTNC)
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Habitats and Life History
Habitats: Where birch trees (Betula) occur.
Plant Associates: Betula sp. (CTNC)
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Status: Native
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Species Photo Gallery for Carynota marmorata Marbled Treehopper

Photo by: John Rosenfeld
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