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Scaphoideus angustatus - No Common Name



© Kyle Kittelberger- side view

© Kyle Kittelberger- top view

© Kyle Kittelberger- female, underside
Taxonomy
Family: CicadellidaeSubfamily: Deltocephalinae
Identification
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Description: A brownish-orange color overall. The crown is white with a dark brown marginal line that expands onto the crown. There is a golden brown mark that resembles a stretched out W in front of the eyes, with a much thicker orange band behind that. The face is yellowish with several brown lines below the crown margin. The pronotum is yellowish-orange, with some grayish markings. The scutellum is mostly a yellowish-white, with two lateral orange triangles in the corners. The wings are yellowish-orange, with yellow-brown wing venation and some darker and paler cells. The legs are yellowish-white with black spots on the side. The underside is orange-brown with some dark markings. The female pregenital sternite is yellow with a dark brown posterior mark; there is a shallow medial posterior notch. Adult males are 5.8-6.5 mm long, while females are 7.1 mm. (Barnett 1976)
Distribution in North Carolina
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Out of State Record(s)
Distribution: Eastern United States (Barnett 1976)
Abundance: Rare, recorded from a county in both the Piedmont and Coastal Plain; likely more abundant in the right habitat.
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Habitats and Life History
Habitats: Probably mixed hardwood forest.
Plant Associates: Black locust, Robinia pseudoacacia (Barnett 1976)
Behavior: Can be attracted at night with a light.
Comment:
Status: Native

Species Photo Gallery for Scaphoideus angustatus No Common Name

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