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 Subfamily Tartessinae
that we found in the Brisbane area,
- Tartessin Leafhopper nymph
leafhoppers in subfamily Tartessinae are usually wedge-shaped ranging from 2
to 12mm in body length. They have a distinctly heart-shaped pronotum. They
may be found on leaf on tree trunk on host plants, mostly are
- Those ants around them are for their excretion of 'honey-dew', which
is the excess sugar that the treehoppers do not need. The presence of ants discourage predators,
this becomes a kind of protection from the ants.
- Yellow Head Leafhopper
- Brunotartessus fulvus, body length 8mm
- This four Leafhoppers were found on a large leaf near a pond in Wishart.
They just rest, may be feeding, on the leaf. A couple of hours later, we
came back and check the leaf, they were still there. The second picture
shows two nymphs, the picture was taken on late spring where we found adults and nymphs at the same tree. More information in this page.
- Brown Leafhopper 1
- Alotartessus iambe, body length adult 15mm, nymph 10mm
- This Leafhopper is common on young tree stems in Brisbane Eucalyptus
forest. They are attended by different species of ants. The nymph was found on the same small tree.
We believe they are the same
species, although their body colour were quite different. More information please
visit this page.
- Brown Leafhopper 2
- Neotartessus flavipes, body length 8mm
- Pictures was taken in Ford Road Conservation Area on Dec 2008. The
leafhopper is dull brown in colour, with white dots on dark brown
veins. Check this page for more
- Green LeafhopperNymph on Acacia leaf
- ? sp., family Cicadellidae, body length 10mm
- Pictures taken in Karawatha Forest on early summer. We believe this is the
nymph in family Cicadellidae.
- 1. Subfamily Tartessinae
- - Fletcher, M.J. and Larivière, M.-C. (2001 and updates).
- 2. Tartessinae
- Australian Biological Resources Study, Department of the Environment and Heritage.
- 3. The
Tartessinae of Australia, New Guinea and some adjacent Islands (Homoptera:
Cicadellidae) - Evans, F. 1981- Pacific Insects
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