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 Name
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.

CREDITS
Photographer
Eddie Dunbar
Insect Sciences Museum of California

References
Species Hordnia atropunctata - Blue-green Sharpshooter. (http://bugguide.net/node/view/15889 (Hordnia atropunctata (Signoret 1854). Accessed March 12, 2016. .


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