Mottled White Leafhopper
Yellow and Black Leafhopper
Brown Leafhopper 2
Green Horned Treehopper
Cixiid Planthopper 1
Cixiid Planthopper 2
Cixiid Planthopper 3
Fulgoridae- Lantern Flies
Green and Black Lantern Fly 1
Green and Black Lantern Fly 2
Long0nosed Lantern fly
Green Mottled Planthopper
Green Red Wattle
Green Face Gum Hopper
Eye-patterned Gum Hopper 1
Eye-patterned Gum Hopper 2
Gum Hopper 1
Gum Hopper 2
Ripple-marked Gum Hopper
Green Face WattleHopper
Dardus Wattle Hopper
Brown Ricaniid Planthopper
- This page contains pictures and information about Leafhoppers in family
Cicadellidae that we found in the Brisbane area,
Leafhoppers are small, plants
feeding insects ranging in colour from green, through yellow-green to brown.
They can be found on tree trunks, stems and leaves. They feed by sucking the sap
- Different leafhopper nymph, 6mm
of them jump, so their name hoppers. Some of their adults are active flyers.
- Species in subfamily
Ledrinae are relatively larger. Some are largest leafhoppers in the
world. All of them with a front-extended head. They can be found on tree
trunks or on leaves.
- The Cicadellinae species are usually
medium sized and elongate insects.
- The Tartessinae are small to medium sized leafhoppers with a distinctly
- Once this group of Gum Treehopper species are classified as the family
Eurymelidae. They are now classified as a subfamily of the Cicadellidae.
Many species in this family are brightly coloured. Their head is relatively
wide and flat with ocelli in the front. They often stay in groups
feeding on young stems of eucalypt.
- Penthimiines are round squat insects. Adults have front wings reaching just to the end of the abdomen and usually slightly
- 1. Insects
of Australia, CSIRO, Division of Entomology, Melbourne University
Press, 2nd Edition 1991, pp 469.
- 2. Leafhoppers
- Fletcher, M.J. and Larivière, M.-C. (2001 and updates).
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