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Scaphoideus productus - No Common Name



© Kyle Kittelberger

© Kyle Kittelberger

© Kyle Kittelberger

© Kyle Kittelberger
Taxonomy
Family: CicadellidaeSubfamily: Deltocephalinae
Identification
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Description: Brownish overall. The crown is white with a thin dark brown marginal line. There is an orange to dark brown mark in front of the eyes. The face is brown to yellow, with a dark brown area under the medial half of the eyes; there are several dark brown lines below the crown margin. The pronotum is light brown or orange with an interrupted white cruciate mark. The scutellum is yellowish to orange, with the posterior part whitish. The wings are brownish with white patches; the wing tips are dark, and the wing venation is dark brown. Males are pale on the underside, and the female pregenital sternite (sternite #7) is white with a brown posterior area. The adult female is 6.1 mm long. (Barnett 1976)
Distribution in North Carolina
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Out of State Record(s)
Distribution: Eastern United States
Abundance: Recorded only from Wake county in the Piedmont; probably under collected.
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Habitats and Life History
Habitats: ?
Plant Associates: ?
Behavior: Can probably be attracted at night with a light.
Comment: Note- the specimens at the NCSU insect collection for this species differed visually; perhaps phenotypic variation, or perhaps one of these has been misidentified.
Status: Native
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Species Photo Gallery for Scaphoideus productus No Common Name

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