Reptalus quinquecostatus (Dufour)

Basionym: Cixius quinquecostatus Dufour, 1833
Published in: Webb, M. D., Ramsay, A. J., & Lemaître, V. (2013). Revealing the identity of some early described European Cixiidae (Hemiptera: Auchenorrhyncha) a case of forensic taxonomy; two new combinations and a name change for Reptalus panzeri in Britain. Acta Musei Moraviae, Scientiae Biologicae (Brno), 98(2): 57-95.




Cixius quinquecostatus Dufour, 1833
Oliarius quinquecostatus (Dufour, 1833)
Reptalus quinquecostatus (Dufour, 1833)
Oliarus melanochaetus Fieber, 1876
Reptalus melanochaetus (Fieber, 1876)
Oliarus melanochaetus fasciatus Kusnezov, 1928

Common Names (full list)

Source: Taxon list of Auchenorrhyncha from Germany compiled in the context of the GBOL project
Source: Catalogue of Life Checklist

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Worldwide Distribution


Distribution point data provided by GBIF.

Vector Status

Plant Diseases


Cvrkovic, T., Jovic, J., Mitrovic, M., Petrovic, A., Krstic, O., Krnjajic, S., Tosevski, I. 2010. Diversity of Auchenorrhyncha species and potential “bois noir“ vectors in Serbian vineyards. In: Abstract Book of COST Action FA0807 - Current status and perspectives of phytoplasma disease research and management, p. 46

Trivellone, V., Pinzauti, F., Bagnoli, B. 2005. Reptalus quinquecostatus (Dufour) (Auchenorrhyncha Cixiidae) as a possible vector of stolbur-phytoplasma in a vineyard in Tuscany. Redia, 88: 103-108

Pinzauti, F., Trivellone, V., Bagnoli, B. 2008. Ability of. Annals of Applied Biology, 153: 299–305

* Citations of Phytoplasma occurrance in Reptalus quinquecostatus (Dufour) 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.