Cedar Creek
Ecosystem Science Reserve


Insects of Cedar Creek

Order HOMOPTERA

Family DICTYOPHARIDAE

(Dictyopharid Planthoppers)

(Table of Species)

The only genus in this small Family (64 NA spp) collected at Cedar Creek is Scolops.  All are brown-tone ovoid creatures with an elongate snout.  Three species are relatively common in CCESR old fields. Scolops sulcipes is most common in rich weedy fields, Scolops angustatus in mesic weedy fields, and Scolops desiccatus in xeric fields. Scolops grossus also collected?


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