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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The leafhoppers or Jassoidea of Tennessee.

Empoasca malis DeLong, a: Male anteclypeus flat or slightly convex. Style dentifer distinctly narrower than basal section. Empoasca fabae From Bugwoodwiki.

Pygofer mesal sensilla field well developed, conspicuous. Subgenital plate in lateral view distinctly expanded preapically.

Adaptation and differentiation of temperate phylogenetic lines from tropical ancestors in Empoasca. Views Read Edit View history.

The Nearctic leafhoppers Homoptera: Chloroneura malefica Walsh, a: Pygofer mesal surface of lobe without setae. Retrieved from ” http: Empoasca consobrina Walsh, a: Currently, the only effective method that exists for controlling E.


Pygofer long, fine setae sparse, inconspicuous. Style base linear or slightly sinuate, without distinct bend at empoascq of articulation to subgenital plate. Bulletin of the Illoinois Natural History Survey 24 2: Second tergite without loosely articulated longitudinal plates medially.

Empoasca (Empoasca) fabae (Harris, 1841)

Empoasca abae Wheeler, a: Forewing costal vein concolorous with rest of wing. The leafhoppers, or Cicadellidae, of Illinois Eurymelinae-Balcluthinae. Annals of Applied Biology. Front femur row AV with 1 basal seta distinctly enlarged.

Empoasca fabae belongs to family Cicadellidae and genus Empoasca within order Hemiptera. Subgenital plate group D long, fine setae with numerous long, fine setae scattered throughout length of plate.

Empoasca fabae

During the summer months they can, on average, lay eggs over a span of 96 days. Both adult and nymphs puncture the underside of leaves and suck out plant juices.

Please consider a year-end gift to BugGuide! Bulletin of the Brooklyn Entomological Society. We strive to provide accurate information, but we are mostly just amateurs attempting to make sense of a diverse natural world. Research has shown that water stressed plants increase nymph’s development time. Agricultural insect empoascq of temperate regions and their control Hill D. Contributed by tom murray on 20 Empoaxca, – 8: Subgenital plate dorsomedial lobe absent. Rostrum not extended to hind coxae.


Species Empoasca fabae – Potato Leafhopper –

Hopperburn leads to reduced plant growth and reproduction. Style apex in ventral view curved laterad. Pronotum without dark band along posterior margin. Can’t survive cold winter and migrates every enpoasca from TX northward 4.