Hoppers of North Carolina:
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DERBIDAE Members: NC Records

Otiocerus francilloni - No Common Name


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Taxonomy
Family: DERBIDAE
Identification
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Description: A species with a dark, narrow broken band on pale wings; many small dark spots cover the wings, between the venation. There is a black smudge on the sides of the head. The body is also pale, with spots on the abdomen as well. Adults are 7.5 mm long (BHL). For an image of a specimen, see here: UDEL.
Distribution in North Carolina
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Distribution: Eastern United States (UDEL)
Abundance: Recorded once in the Coastal Plain.
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Habitats and Life History
Habitats:
Plant Associates: Derbidae are known or assumed to feed on fungal hyphae as immatures (UDEL).
Behavior: Can be attracted at night with a light; may be found overwintering in logs. (UDEL)
Comment:
Status: Native
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