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Recilia mica Kramer 1962b: 265

Membracoidea : Cicadellidae
Diseases Transmitted
Blast disease 16Sr Phytoplasma

Distribution Map
(simplified continental distribution)
Geographical Distribution:
Africa

Recorded Distribution(s):
West Africa (Kramer, 1962).

Recilia mica Kramer 1962b: 265
Diseases Transmitted Pathogen Type
Blast disease 16Sr Phytoplasma
Crops Affected by Recilia mica Kramer 1962b: 265
Rice Citrus Carrot
Barley Apple Tomato
Maize (Corn) Pear Potato
Sugarcane Elm Strawberry
Wheat Palms Rubus
Sorghum Grapevine Papaya
Other (grasses/cereals) Ornamentals Peach

Recorded as beingcommonly found on rice in West Africa (e.g. Zakra et al., 1986) but there is little evidence at present of damage to the crop.


(Wilson & Claridge 1991)

Identification Plates
Recilia mica


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Species Description

Species Diagnosis

This species may be separated from other African Recilia species by the coloration and the male genitalia (Figs 3.265, 3.266).

(Wilson & Claridge 1991)

Ecology

Host Plant Activity Period (Months) Dormancy Generations
- -
Eggs -
Nymphs -
Adult -
One per year -
Continuous -
Variable -
Recilia mica Kramer 1962b: 265

Higher taxonomy

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Superfamily Family
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hemiptera
Suborder: Auchenorrhyncha
Infraorder: Cicadamorpha
Membracoidea Cicadellidae
Subfamily: Deltocephalinae
Recilia mica Kramer 1962b: 265
References
Record last updated - 12/09/2019