Hoppers of North Carolina:
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Cicadellidae Members: NC Records

Sanctanus sanctus - No Common Name


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Taxonomy
Family: CicadellidaeSubfamily: DeltocephalinaeTribe: DeltocephaliniSubgenus: Sanctanus
Taxonomic Author: (Say, 1830)
Identification
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Description: Adults are 4.0-5.0 mm long. Whitish overall with a brownish band across the wings. The vertex is whitish with a couple small fuscous spots near the apex. The wings are whitish, with a cruciform-shaped brownish band that is bordered with black. The female pregenital sternite is slightly notched in the middle of the posterior margin. Male genital plates are long and slender; the apexes are blunt. (DeLong 1948)

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Distribution in North Carolina
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Distribution: Eastern United States
Abundance: Recorded from a couple counties in the Coastal Plain; rare.
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Habitats and Life History
Habitats: Brushy areas
Plant Associates: Herbaceous plants
Behavior: Can be attracted at night with a light.
Comment:
Status: Native
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