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NMW; Female; 'Philippines Mindanao Isl La laguna'; Date: 5.vii.80
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NMW; Female; 'Philippines, Luzon, los Banos'; Date: 9.6.80
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NMW; 'Philippines, Luzon, los Banos'; Date: 9.6.80
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NMW; Female; 'Philippines, Luzon, los Banos'; Date: 9.6.80
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NMW; Female; 'Philippines Mindanao Isl La laguna'; Date: 5.vii.80
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Tagosodes cubanus Crawford

Fulgoroidea : Delphacidae
Diseases Transmitted

Described as Dicranotropis cubanus Crawford. Asche and Wilson (1990) list the following other names that have been used for the species: Megamelus flavolineatus Muir, Delphacodes pallidivitta Fennah, Chloriona (Sogatella) panda Fennah.
(Wilson & Claridge 1991)

Distribution Map
(simplified continental distribution)
Geographical Distribution:

Recorded Distribution(s):
Found both in South and Central America and also in West Africa (Asche, 1988). (Wilson & Claridge, 1991)

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

Vector of hoja blanca virus of rice in South and Central America where 50% of the yield may be lost to this disease (King and Saunders, 1984). These authors record the host plants as rice, Echinochloa and other Gramineae.
(Wilson & Claridge 1991)

Identification Plates
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Species Description

Species Diagnosis

The male genitalia (Figs 3.893.94) are the diagnostic feature of this species.
(Wilson & Claridge 1991)

Ecology

Host Plant Activity Period (Months) Dormancy Generations
- -
Eggs -
Nymphs -
Adult -
One per year -
Continuous -
Variable -
Tagosodes cubanus Crawford

Higher taxonomy

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Superfamily Family
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hemiptera
Suborder: Auchenorrhyncha
Infraorder: Fulgoromorpha
Fulgoroidea Delphacidae
Tagosodes cubanus Crawford
References
Wilson, M.R. & Claridge, M.F. 1991. Handbook for the identification of leafhoppers and planthoppers of rice. CABI, Wallingford.
Record last updated - 12/09/2019