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White-Backed Planthopper

Sogatella furcifera


Size: 5 mm. Attracted to artificial lighting.


Delphacidae is a family of planthoppers containing about 2000 species, distributed worldwide. Delphacids are separated from other "hoppers" by the prominent spur on the tibia of the hindleg. All species are phytophagous, many occurring on various grasses, and some are important vectors for cereal pathogens.

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Deepti S
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Deepti S

Karnataka, India

Lat: 16.41, Long: 74.38

Spotted on Feb 21, 2015
Submitted on Feb 25, 2015

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