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Eutettix n. sp. - Undescribed Eutettix Species



© Paul Scharf- side view

© Paul Scharf- top view
Taxonomy
Family: CICADELLIDAESubfamily: Deltocephalinae
Identification
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Description: A dark species, sort of a dark rufous color overall. The base of the wings is a grayish color that contrasts with the rest of the body. The legs are pale.
Distribution in North Carolina
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Distribution: Unknown
Abundance: This species has only been found in a few counties in the Piedmont where it is rare; potentially more abundant in the right habitat.
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Habitats and Life History
Habitats: Has been found in mixed hardwood forest.
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Behavior: Can be attracted at night with a light.
Comment: An undescribed but distinctive species; only a single female specimen of this species is in a collection (per Andy Hamilton), but a male is needed to discover the identity of these individuals (BG).
Status: Native

Species Photo Gallery for Eutettix n. sp. Undescribed Eutettix Species

Photo by: Paul Scharf
Warren Co.
Comment: Attracted to Light
Photo by: Paul Scharf
Warren Co.
Comment: Attracted to Light
Photo by: B. Bockhahn
Stokes Co.
Comment: HARO
Photo by: Randy L Emmitt
Orange Co.
Comment: UV light - unid_leafhopper