Empoasca fabae: Pygofer, lateral view. (From Young, b). Empoasca fabae: Subgenital plate. (From Dworakowska, c). Empoasca fabae: Style. Order Homoptera: Family Cicadellidae. Description. Leafhoppers are a group of small insects with piercing-sucking mouthparts. Authors: Buyung Hadi, Jan Knodel and Ken Ostlie. Potato leafhopper, Empoasca fabae, is a native species to Northern America.

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Coronal suture extended well beyond crown midlength but not onto face.

The Fabbae or leaf-hoppers of South Carolina. Due to their inability to tolerate the cold winter temperatures they must migrate south. Agricultural insect pests of temperate regions and their control Hill D.

Empoasca fabae – Bugwoodwiki

Base of pygofer with hingelike protuberance on anterolateral margin. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Feeding injury causes stunting and leaf curl.

Connective freewell sclerotizedas long as or longer than wide, but not elongate. The Ohio Journal empossca Science. Review of Chinese Empoasca Walsh Hemiptera: American Journal of Potato Research 81 6: Subgenital plate basal, depressed section subequal to or longer than distal, compressed section. Brown or tan mottling absent. Annual Review of Entomology.


Hind wing base of first apical cell considerably distad of apex of CuP. Subgenital plate apex compressed. Upcoming Events Discussioninsects and people from the BugGuide Gathering in VirginiaJuly Photos of insects and people from the gathering in WisconsinJuly Photos of insects and people from the gathering in VirginiaJune Erythroneura fabae Fitch, a: During the process of feeding, the hoppers inject a toxin that causes “hopper burn” This malady is characterized by a yellowing of the tissue at the tip and margin of leaves.

Pygofer distal lobe apex in lateral view broadly rounded.

Style apophysis section anterad of articulation to connective much longer than apodeme. Fanae naturalists volunteer their time and resources here to provide this service. Posteromedial margin of eye extended to posterior margin of head.

Connective anterior margin straight or e,poasca concave, without median lobe. Bulletin of the Illoinois Natural History Survey 24 2: If you need expert professional advice, contact your local extension office.

Apex of front and middle tibia concolorous with more basal portion of tibia or, if darker, greenish. Environment Entomology 24 5: A revision of the American species of Empoasca known to occur north of Mexica.


Empoasca fabae

Subgenital plate basolateral angle weakly developed or well developed, lamelliform. Anteclypeus concolorous with rest of face, not contrastingly dark. Springtime weather patterns coincident with long-distance migration of potato leafhopper into Michigan. Tennessee State Board of Entomology.

Species Empoasca fabae – Potato Leafhopper –

Face without paired dark dorsal spotswithout median spotwithout median dark brown or black longitudinal stripe. Nymphs are generally lighter green in color. An annotated catalogue of the Australian Cicadelloidea Hemiptera: Pygofer ventral appendage present and free of pygofer wall for at least half its length, apex reaching or slightly surpassing posterior margin of lobe or elongate, extended well beyond apex of pygofer.