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Scaphoideus cylindratus - No Common Name



© Kyle Kittelberger- male

© Kyle Kittelberger- male

© Kyle Kittelberger- female

© Kyle Kittelberger- nymph
Taxonomy
Family: CICADELLIDAESubfamily: Deltocephalinae
Identification
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Description: A yellowish-orange color overall. The crown is white to cream colored, with a thin brown marginal line; there is a thin yellowish-orange transverse band in front of the eyes. The face is yellow, and the pronotum is is yellowish/ light orange with a thin, pale gary cruciate mark in the center; there are also two white spots on the anterior margin. The scutellum is yellowish-orange, and the legs are yellow. The wings are yellowish-orange with some dark brown to black and white patches; the wing venation is dark brown. The underside of the male is yellowish-white, with a aple/white valve and genital plates. The underside of the females is also very pale, almost white (especially on the abdominal segemnts); the pregenital sternite is white with a dark brown posterior medial patch, though lacks a notch in the posterior margin. Adult males are 5.8-6.3 mm long, while females are 6.3-6.9 mm. (Barnett 1976) Nymphs are mostly orange, with some white along the medial section of the head, thorax, and abdomen; the underside of the nymph is white. For more images of this species, see: BG.
Distribution in North Carolina
County Map: Clicking on a county returns the records for the species in that county.
Distribution: Eastern United States and Canada (Barnett 1976)
Abundance: Recorded from several counties in the mountains and one in the Piedmont, likely more abundant in at least the mountains; probably under collected.
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Habitats and Life History
Habitats: Herbaceous woodlands, grassy/brushy areas
Plant Associates: Cottonwood (Barnett 1976)
Behavior: Can be attracted at night with a light.
Comment:
Status: Native

Species Photo Gallery for Scaphoideus cylindratus No Common Name

Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger
Wake Co.
Comment: mixed hardwood forest habitat
Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger
Wake Co.
Comment: mixed hardwood forest habitat
Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger
Wake Co.
Comment: mixed hardwood forest habitat
Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger, Brian Bockhahn, Paul Scharf
Watauga Co.
Comment: male
Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger, Brian Bockhahn, Paul Scharf
Watauga Co.
Comment: male
Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger, Brian Bockhahn, Paul Scharf
Watauga Co.
Comment: male
Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger, Brian Bockhahn, Paul Scharf
Watauga Co.
Comment: male
Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger, Brian Bockhahn, Paul Scharf
Watauga Co.
Comment: male
Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger, Brian Bockhahn, Paul Scharf
Watauga Co.
Comment:
Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger, Brian Bockhahn, Paul Scharf
Watauga Co.
Comment: female
Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger, Brian Bockhahn, Paul Scharf
Watauga Co.
Comment: female
Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger, Brian Bockhahn, Paul Scharf
Watauga Co.
Comment: female
Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger, Brian Bockhahn, Paul Scharf
Watauga Co.
Comment: female
Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger, Brian Bockhahn, Paul Scharf
Watauga Co.
Comment: female
Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger
Ashe Co.
Comment: collected by Bo Sullivan, female, 6.7 mm
Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger
Ashe Co.
Comment: collected by Bo Sullivan, female
Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger
Ashe Co.
Comment: collected by Bo Sullivan, female; "barcode and appearance both match"- J. Kitts
Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger
Ashe Co.
Comment: collected by Bo Sullivan; male,
Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger
Ashe Co.
Comment: collected by Bo Sullivan; male, 5.7 mm
Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger
Ashe Co.
Comment: collected by Bo Sullivan; male, 5.7 mm
Photo by: vin stanton
Buncombe Co.
Comment:
Photo by: Ken Kneidel
Yancey Co.
Comment: forest edge with small lawn and meadow nearby, female; tentative
Photo by: Ken Kneidel
Yancey Co.
Comment: forest edge with small lawn and meadow nearby, female
Photo by: Ken Kneidel
Yancey Co.
Comment: forest edge with small lawn and meadow nearby, female