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Field Guide - Potato Leafhopper

Potato Leafhopper

Potato LeafhopperThe adult is a pale green, somewhat wedge shaped, and about 1/4″ in length. The adult has distinctive white spots on the head and pronotum. This is a very active insect. Many times, when it moves, it will move sideways much the way a crab will move.

The nymph will appear almost a neon green.

Potato Leafhopper economic threshold:

10 nymphs per 100 leaves surveyed.


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