Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Calendar

TaxonomyBrowse
Info
ImagesLinksBooksData

Species Dalbulus maidis - Corn Leafhopper

White leafhopper - Dalbulus maidis Unknown leafhopper - Dalbulus maidis - female Dalbulus maidis Dalbulus maidis Dalbulus maidis Corn Leafhopper in Austin TX - Dalbulus maidis Corn Leafhopper in Austin TX - Dalbulus maidis
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids and Allies)
Suborder Auchenorrhyncha (True Hoppers)
Infraorder Cicadomorpha (Cicadas, Spittlebugs, Leafhoppers, and Treehoppers)
Superfamily Membracoidea (Leafhoppers and Treehoppers)
Family Cicadellidae (Typical Leafhoppers)
Subfamily Deltocephalinae
Tribe Macrostelini
Genus Dalbulus
Species maidis (Corn Leafhopper)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Dalbulus maidis (DeLong & Wolcott 1923)
Orig. Comb: Cicadula maidis DeLong, 1923
Identification

Dets. Kyle Kittelberger
Range
c US to Argentina / W. Indies - Map (1)
Life Cycle
an important pest of corn (Zea mays, Poaceae) in the neotropics. (Capinera, 2002)
Remarks
Considered invasive in this country. (Capinera, 2002)
Print References
Capinera, J.L. 2002. North American Vegetable Pests. The Pattern of Invasion. American Entomologist.
Wolcott, G.N. (1923) Insectae Portoricensis. A preliminary annotated check-list of the insects of Porto Rico, with descriptions of some new species. The Journal of Agriculture of the University of Puerto Rico. Rio Piedras. 7: 1–313.