Cicadulina bipunctata (Melichar 1904)
Described as Gnathodus bipunctatus Melichar. Also has been known as Cicadulina bipunctella Matsumura.(Wilson & Claridge 1991)
Description & Identification
The male genitalia are distinctive, with the form of the pygofer process diagnostic (Fig. 3.302). Female ovipositor with black tip (Fig. 3.306).(Wilson & Claridge 1991)
Gnathodus bipunctatus Melichar, 1904
Cicadula bipunctella Matsumura, 1908
Cicadulina bipunctella (Matsumura, 1908)
Cicadulina zeae China, 1926
Common Names (full list)
Source: DAISIE - Inventory of alien invasive species in Europe
Source: NCBI Taxonomy
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The most widespread Cicadulina species, occurring from Africa to Japan, and to New Guinea and northern Australia (see Webb, 1987a, 1987b). (Wilson & Claridge, 1991)
Frequently common on rice in Asia but not recorded as a serious pest.(Wilson & Claridge 1991)
Dakhil, H.A., Hammad, E.A.-F., El-Mohtar, C., Abou-Jawdah, Y. 2011. Survey of leafhopper species in almond orchards infected with almond witches’ broom phytoplasma in Lebanon. Journal of Insect Science, 11: 1-12
* Citations of Phytoplasma occurrance in Cicadulina bipunctata (Melichar 1904) have been exctracted from the database of Hemiptera-Phytoplasma-Plant (HPP) biological interactions worldwide (Valeria Trivellone. (2019). Hemiptera-Phytoplasma-Plant dataset (v1.2) [Data set]. Zenodo. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.2532738).