0088. A Leafhopper Pest of Plants in the Mint Family, <I>Eupteryx decemnotata</I> Rey (Hemiptera: Auchenorrhyncha: Cicadellidae), Ligurian Leafhopper, New to North America

  • Alessandra Rung
  • Susan E. Halbert
  • David C. Ziesk
  • Raymond J. Gill
Keywords: Ligurian leafhopper, sage leafhopper, distribution, North America, Eupteryx decemnotata


The Ligurian leafhoppter, Eupteryx decemnotata Rey (Hemiptera: Auchenorrhyncha: Cicadellidae), is reported for the first time in North America (USA: Florida and California). Diagnostic characters for species identification, summary of hosts and damage, and U.S. known distribution are given.