Bluegreen Sharpshooter
( Hordnia atropunctata )


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PHOTO COMMENT
Vector of Pierce's disease of grape in coastal California.

IDENTIFICATION
Identification:Hordnia atropunctata
(Signoret, 1854)
Common Name:Bluegreen Sharpshooter
Life Stage:(A) adult

PHYLOGENY

Phylum:Arthropoda
Class:Insecta
Superorder:Paraneoptera
Order:Hemiptera
Suborder:Auchenorrhyncha
Family:Cicadellidae
Subfamily:Cicadellinae
Tribe:Cicadellini
Genus:Graphocephala
Taxon Code:HOM00146

LOCATION DETAILS
Location
Gardens at Lake Merritt, Lakeside Park, 666 Bellevue, Oakland
County:Alameda County
ECI Site#:CA01100110

RECOGNITION

BIOLOGY
Host
Associated with vines and woody plants.
Importance
Vector of Pierce's disease of grape in coastal California.

HABITAT

CREDITS
Photographer
Eddie Dunbar

REFERENCES
  • "Species Hordnia atropunctata - Blue-green Sharpshooter. (http://bugguide.net/node/view/15889 ( [ IMAGES ]


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