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Species Scaphoideus titanus - Vine Leafhopper

Vine Leafhopper - Scaphoideus titanus Hopper [nymph?] ID Request - Scaphoideus titanus nymph - Scaphoideus titanus hopper nymph? - Scaphoideus titanus Leafhopper Nymph - Scaphoideus titanus leafhopper from buttonbush - Scaphoideus titanus Treehopper Nymph? - Scaphoideus titanus Leafhopper - Scaphoideus titanus
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 Deltocephalinae
Tribe Scaphoideini
Genus Scaphoideus
No Taxon (subgenus Scaphoideus)
Species titanus (Vine Leafhopper)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Scaphoideus nigrellus DeLong & Mohr 1936(1) (treated as species in the guide)
Explanation of Names
Scaphoideus titanus Ball 1932
Range
ne. NA, unintentionally introduced to sw. France (1950s) and spread since across so. Europe(2)
Food
common on grapes (Vitis spp.)
Remarks
vector of 'Flavescence dorée', a serious disease of grapevine, caused by Candidatus Phytoplasma vitis(2)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Dmitriev D.A. (2003-) 3I interactive keys and taxonomic databases
2.Alien terrestrial arthropods of Europe
Roques A., Kenis M., Lees D., Lopez-Vaamonde C., Rabitsch W., Rasplus J.-Y., Roy D., eds. 2010. BioRisk 4 Special Issue; 2 vols., 1028 pp.