Cedar Creek
Ecosystem Science Reserve


Insects of Cedar Creek

Order HOMOPTERA

Family DERBIDAE

(Derbid Planthoppers)

(Table of Species)

The eight+ species collected in this family (47 NA spp) are primarily denizens of woodlands and swamps, and many are rather grotesquely shaped. Genera collected include: Anotia? sp, Patara vanduzei, Apache degeeri, Otiocerus 2+spp (coqueberti, wolfi) and Cedusa 3 spp (maculata, incisa, vulgaris). Cedusa vulgaris is quite common on alder.  The remaining species are quite rare.


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