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Species Ribautiana tenerrima - Bramble Leafhopper

Bramble Leafhopper - Ribautiana tenerrima Bramble Leafhopper - Ribautiana tenerrima Leafhopper - Ribautiana tenerrima Leafhopper - Ribautiana tenerrima Smaller white one - Ribautiana tenerrima Hoppers, somewhat gregarious - Ribautiana tenerrima Leafhopper - Ribautiana tenerrima Leafhopper - Ribautiana tenerrima - female
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids and Allies)
Suborder Auchenorrhyncha (Free-living Hemipterans)
Superfamily Cicadoidea (Cicadas, Leafhoppers, and Treehoppers)
Family Cicadellidae (Leafhoppers)
Subfamily Typhlocybinae
Tribe Typhlocybini
Subtribe Typhlocybina
Genus Ribautiana
Species tenerrima (Bramble Leafhopper)
Other Common Names
Loganberry Leafhopper(1)
Explanation of Names
Ribautiana tenerrima (Herrich-Schäffer 1834)
Size
3-3.5 mm(2)
Range
native to Europe & w. Asia, adventive and now widespread in NA(3)(4) and Australasia(1); considered holarctic in(5)
Season
adults Jun-Dec in UK(2)
Food
hosts: Rubus (blackberries/raspberries) --preferred; also recorded on many other plants(3)(5)
Remarks
may be a minor pest of Rubus (incl. cultivated blackberries, boysenberries, raspberries)(1); potential vector of phytoplasma
earliest NA record: BC 1947(4)
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