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Erythridula verdana - No Common Name



© John Rosenfeld- note color pattern

© John Rosenfeld- less bold individual
Taxonomy
Family: CICADELLIDAESubfamily: Typhlocybinae
Identification
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Description: A distinctively colored species, yellowish overall except for a red to orange apex of the clavus; this mark appears as a reddish triangle on otherwise yellow wings. The extent and shape of the red can vary, appearing less like a triangle in less-bold individuals. The vertex is unicolorous with a pale midline; in bold individuals, there are two yellowish longitudinal lines on the pronotum leading to the yellowish scutellum. The thoracic venter is entirely pale, and the abdomen is pale dorsally. Adults are 3.3 mm long. (3I).
Distribution in North Carolina
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Out of State Record(s)
Distribution: Rare in eastern United States, known only from TN, NC, and PA.
Abundance: Rare with two records from the mountains; probably more abundant in the right habitat.
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Habitats and Life History
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Plant Associates: ?
Behavior: Can be attracted at night with a light.
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Status: Native

Species Photo Gallery for Erythridula verdana No Common Name

Photo by: J. Allen Ratzlaff
Buncombe Co.
Comment: 2nd state record
Photo by: John Rosenfeld
Out Of State Co.
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Photo by: John Rosenfeld
Out Of State Co.
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Photo by: John Rosenfeld
Out Of State Co.
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