Metcalfa pruinosa (Say)

Citrus flatid planthopper , Mealy lantern fly, frosted moth-bug

Basionym: Flata pruinosa Say, 1830
Published in: Caldwell, J. S., & Martorell, L. F. (1951). Review of the auchenorynchous Homoptera of Puerto Rico. Part.

Classification

Hemiptera
Auchenorrhyncha
Flatidae
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Metcalfa
pruinosa
(Say)

Synonymy

Flata pruinosa Say, 1830
Melormenis pruinosa (Say, 1830)
Ormenis pruinosa (Say, 1830)
Poeciloptera pruinosa (Say, 1830)
Poeciloptera prumosa Dohrn, 1859

Common Names (full list)

Amerikai lepkekaboca
Source: Catalogue of Life Checklist
Bläulingszikade
Source: Catalogue of Life Checklist
Cicadelle blanche, cicadelle pruineuse, cicadelle américaine
Source: TAXREF
Citrus flatid planthopper
Source: Catalogue of Life Checklist
Citrus flatid planthopper
Source: Checklist of Vermont Species
Citrus flatid planthopper
Source: Checklist Dutch Caribbean Species Register
Mealy lantern fly, frosted moth-bug
Source: TAXREF

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Worldwide Distribution

Europe

Distribution point data provided by GBIF.

Vector Status

Plant Diseases

Phytoplasmas

Bressan, A., Larrue, J., Boudon-Padieu, E. 2006. Patterns of phytoplasma-infected and infective Scaphoideus titanus leafhoppers in vineyards with high incidence of Flavescence dorée. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata, 119: 61-69

Carraro, L., Ferrini, F., Martini, M., Ermacora, P., Loi, N. 2008. A serious epidemic of Stolbur on Celery. Journal of Plant Pathology, 90(1): 131-135

Danielli, A., Bertaccini, A., Vibio, M., Mori, N., Murari, E., Posenato, P., Girolami, V. 1996. Detection and molecular characterization of phytoplasmas in the planthopper Metcalfa pruinosa (Say) (Homoptera: Flatidae). Phytopathologia Mediterranea, 35: 62-65

Danielli, A., Bertaccini, A., Vibio, M., Mori, N., Murari, E., Posenato, P., Girolami, V. 1996. Detection and molecular characterization of phytoplasmas in the planthopper Metcalfa pruinosa (Say) (Homoptera: Flatidae). Phytopathologia Mediterranea, 35: 62-65

Carraro, L., Ferrini, F., Ermacora, P., Loi, N., Martini, M., Osler, R. 2004. Macropsis mendax as a vector of elm yellows phytoplasma of Ulmus species. Plant Pathology, 53: 90-95

Chireceanu, C., Cieslinska, M. 2013. Molecular characterization of `Candidatus Phytoplasma mali` and `Candidatus Phytoplasma pyri` isolates from Romania. In: Abstract Book of COST Action FA0807, Integrated Management of Phytoplasma Epidemics in different crop systems. Final Meeting, Portugal, Lisbon, 2013, pp. 33-34

* Citations of Phytoplasma occurrance in Metcalfa pruinosa (Say) 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).


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CITATION
Metcalfa pruinosa (Say): Wilson M. R. & Turner J. A. 2021. Insect Vectors of Plant Disease. Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales. Available online at http://insectvectors.science/vector/1776. [ Accessed:  19/07/2024 ].
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