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Cicadellidae Members: NC Records

Osbornellus unicolor - No Common Name



© Kyle Kittelberger- side view

© Kyle Kittelberger- top view

© Kyle Kittelberger- nymph
Taxonomy
Family: CicadellidaeSubfamily: Deltocephalinae
Identification
Online Photographs: BugGuide                                                                                  
Description: This species is brownish overall, with dense brown coloring and no bold markings on much of the body and wings; the wing venation is dark, and the tips of the wings are blackish. The face, vertex and pronotum are a uniform brown color. The female pregenital sternite has the posterior margin truncated, often times with an indication of a central tooth; on either side of this tooth the segment is emarginate. Adults are 5.0 mm long. (Beamer 1937), (DeLong 1948)
Distribution in North Carolina
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Out of State Record(s)
Distribution: Eastern United States
Abundance: Recorded from 2 counties in the Piedmont; rare, possibly under collected.
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Habitats and Life History
Habitats: Woodlands
Plant Associates: Herbaceous vegetation
Behavior: Can probably be attracted at night with a light.
Comment:
Status: Native
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Species Photo Gallery for Osbornellus unicolor No Common Name

Photo by: NCSU
Out Of State Co.
Comment: nymph; NCSU specimen
Photo by: NCSU
Out Of State Co.
Comment: nymph; NCSU specimen
Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger
Out Of State Co.
Comment: NCSU specimen
Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger
Out Of State Co.
Comment: NCSU specimen