Water Hyacinth Planthopper (suggested common name) Megamelus scutellaris Berg (Insecta: Hemiptera: Delphacidae)
Flowers and inflorescences of 'Bloomify Red' lantana grown outdoors in ground beds in full sun in Florida. Figure 2 from publication EP544/EP544: ‘Bloomify™ Red’ and ‘Bloomify™ Rose’, Two Infertile Lantana camara Cultivars for Production and Use in Florida. Credit: UF/IFAS.
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Delphacidae (planthoppers)
Water Hyacinth

How to Cite

Foley, Jermiah, and Carey R. Minteer. 2020. “Water Hyacinth Planthopper (suggested Common Name) Megamelus Scutellaris Berg (Insecta: Hemiptera: Delphacidae): EENY686/IN1182, 9/2017”. EDIS 2017 (5). Gainesville, FL:4. https://doi.org/10.32473/edis-in1182-2017.


Originally published on the Featured Creatures website at http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/creatures/beneficial/bugs/Megamelus_scutellaris.htm

Includes: Introduction - Distribution - Description - Life Cycle and Biology - Hosts - Selected References

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