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Yellow head leafhopper

Brunotartessus fulvus

Description:

About 8mm long. Two-tone yellow helmet. Mottled tortoiseshell wing covers.

Habitat:

On eucalyptus leaves in a local nature reserve.

Notes:

order: HEMIPTERA
suborder: AUCHENORRHYNCHA
infraorder: CICADOMORPHA
superfamily: MEMBRACOIDEA
family: CICADELLIDAE
subfamily: Tartessinae
tribe: Tartessini
Brunotartessus +
Brunotartessus fulvus Walker 1851
http://bie.ala.org.au/species/urn:lsid:b...

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3 Comments

Fyn Kynd
Fyn Kynd 7 years ago

Beautiful hopper, Mark!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 7 years ago

Thanks RiekoS.

RiekoS
RiekoS 7 years ago

Nice.

Mark Ridgway
Spotted by
Mark Ridgway

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Feb 23, 2014
Submitted on Feb 24, 2014

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