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Telamona monticola - No Common Name



© Ken Childs

© Kyle Kittelberger- male

© Kyle Kittelberger
Taxonomy
Family: MEMBRACIDAESubfamily: Smiliinae
Identification
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Description: This species has a greenish to brown pronotum with a tall pronotal crest, edged on the top in red. There are pale spots all over the pronotum, and the posterior edge to the crest may be yellow. The wing tip is a smoky brown, and the wing venation is brown. The legs are green to brown. Males tend to be smaller than females, being 10 to 11 mm long comapared to 11 mm for females (FSCA); the pronotal crest may slope downwards more in males than females.
Distribution in North Carolina
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Out of State Record(s)
Distribution: Eastern and central North America, as far west as some of the Rocky Mountain states (FSCA)
Abundance: Recorded across the state, uncommon. Seasonal distribution: 20 April-18 October (CTNC)
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Habitats and Life History
Habitats:
Plant Associates: Quercus falcata, Q. margarettiae, Q. nigra, Q. rubra, Q. stellata, Vitis rotundifolia (CTNC); also on Robinia pseudoacacia (CTGSMNP)
Behavior: Can be attracted at night.
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Status: Native
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Species Photo Gallery for Telamona monticola No Common Name

Photo by: Ken Childs
Out Of State Co.
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Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger
Out Of State Co.
Comment: male
Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger
Out Of State Co.
Comment: male
Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger
Out Of State Co.
Comment: male
Photo by: Randy L Emmitt
Orange Co.
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Photo by: Randy L Emmitt
Orange Co.
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Photo by: B. Bockhahn
Stokes Co.
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