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Neomegamelanus spartini was described by Osborn (1905) (as Megamelanus spartini) from specimens collected on Spartina patens in New York and Maryland.
Spartina patens cover differed among Saltmarsh Sparrow home ranges and random locations ([F.
As they died, they were replaced by a salt marsh grass, Spartina patens.
The watercourses are wider, no longer so meandering, and the surrounding stands of Spartina patens and Spartina alterniflora are frayed.
Observations were made in the high marsh in mixed stands of Batis maritima, Borrichia frutescens, Distichlis spicata, Salicornia virginica, Spartina patens and Spartina alterniflora.
Field observations in the Spartina patens zone indicated that after two years the wrack disturbance patches had about 25% Distichlis spicata cover, 40% Salicornia europaea cover, 6% Spartina alterniflora cover, and 40% Spartina patens cover.
Plants include Spartina alterniflora (saltmarsh cordgrass), Spartina patens (salt hay), and Distichis spicata (spike grass).
The beetle was found in North Carolina from May to Oct on Spartina patens (Ait.