Empoasca sp.

Typhlocybine Leafhopper

Empoasca sp. leafhopper on fungus, photo from West Virginia


Family: Cicadellidae

Subfamily: Typhlocybinae

Tribe: Empoascini

Size: 3.1 mm


Photographer's notes: This leafhopper was inside a tree stump. When the stump was split, these orange fungal hyphae were revealed, along with the leafhopper.

Photo location: Warren district, Upshur County, West Virginia.

Empoasca leafhopper, image from eastern United States

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