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USNM; Male; 'NICARAGUA ; Santo Maria de Ostuma'; Coll.: NLH Kruass; Date: xi 1959
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USNM; Male; 'NICARAGUA ; Santo Maria de Ostuma'; Coll.: NLH Kruass; Date: xi 1959
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USNM; Female; 'EL SALVADOR; Santa Anna; '; Coll.: NLH Kruass; Date: x 1959
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USNM; Male; 'NICARAGUA ; Santo Maria de Ostuma'; Coll.: NLH Kruass; Date: xi 1959
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Scaphytopius nitridus DeLong

Membracoidea : Cicadellidae
Diseases Transmitted
Western X-disease phytoplasma 16SrIII-A Phytoplasma

Distribution Map
(simplified continental distribution)
Geographical Distribution:

Recorded Distribution(s):

Scaphytopius nitridus DeLong
Diseases Transmitted Pathogen Type
Western X-disease phytoplasma 16SrIII-A Phytoplasma
Crops Affected by Scaphytopius nitridus DeLong
Rice Citrus Carrot
Barley Apple Tomato
Maize (Corn) Pear Potato
Sugarcane Elm Strawberry
Wheat Palms Rubus
Sorghum Grapevine Papaya
Other (grasses/cereals) Ornamentals Peach

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Species Description

Species Diagnosis

Ecology

Host Plant Activity Period (Months) Dormancy Generations
- -
Eggs -
Nymphs -
Adult -
One per year -
Continuous -
Variable -
Scaphytopius nitridus DeLong

Higher taxonomy

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Superfamily Family
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hemiptera
Suborder: Auchenorrhyncha
Infraorder: Cicadamorpha
Membracoidea Cicadellidae
Subfamily: Deltocephalinae
Scaphytopius nitridus DeLong
References
Record last updated - 22/10/2010