Key to Leafhoppers and Sharpshooters Grapes Projects

Draeculocephla antica

Draeculocephla antica, Green Sharpshooter, to 9 mm, top of head, thorax, and wings are green or yellowish green, top wings have bluish stripes running length-wise, bottom of thorax and abdomen are black with the exception of a yellow stripe running length-wise on the bottom outer edge of the abdomen. Bottom wing are dark colored, almost black. Usually found in moist areas. ie., around ponds and creeks. Also see Draeculocephla navicula  and Draeculocephla spp.

Dracuelocephla spp. bottom Dracuelocephla spp. top


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September 11, 2003
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