Deltocephalus flavocostatus

Deltocephaline Leafhopper

Deltocephalus flavocostatus, Leafhopper photo

Family: Cicadellidae

Subfamily: Deltocephalinae

Subgenus: Planicephalus

Length: 3.1 - 3.3 mm



The overall range of this species is centered on the northeast quarter of the United States. Adults reach peak numbers in August and September.

A number of taxonomists use the name Planicephalus flavocostatus for this species.


Lateral image, Deltocephalus flavocostatus

Face, Deltocephalus flavocostatus image


Right: The front of this diminutive leafhopper species is spangled with white.