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Cicadulina bipunctata (Melichar 1904)

Membracoidea : Cicadellidae
Diseases Transmitted

Described as Gnathodus bipunctatus Melichar. Also has been known as Cicadulina bipunctella Matsumura.
(Wilson & Claridge 1991)

Distribution Map
(simplified continental distribution)
Geographical Distribution:

Recorded Distribution(s):
The most widespread Cicadulina species, occurring from Africa to Japan, and to New Guinea and northern Australia (see Webb, 1987a, 1987b). (Wilson & Claridge, 1991)

Cicadulina bipunctata (Melichar 1904)
Diseases Transmitted Pathogen Type
Crops Affected by Cicadulina bipunctata (Melichar 1904)
Rice Citrus Carrot
Barley Apple Tomato
Maize (Corn) Pear Potato
Sugarcane Elm Strawberry
Wheat Palms Rubus
Sorghum Grapevine Papaya
Other (grasses/cereals) Ornamentals Peach

Frequently common on rice in Asia but not recorded as a serious pest.
(Wilson & Claridge 1991)

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Species Description

Species Diagnosis

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)

Ecology

Host Plant Activity Period (Months) Dormancy Generations
- -
Eggs -
Nymphs -
Adult -
One per year -
Continuous -
Variable -
Cicadulina bipunctata (Melichar 1904)

Higher taxonomy

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Superfamily Family
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hemiptera
Suborder: Auchenorrhyncha
Infraorder: Cicadamorpha
Membracoidea Cicadellidae
Subfamily: Deltocephalinae
Cicadulina bipunctata (Melichar 1904)
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Record last updated - 12/09/2019