Potato Leafhopper

Potato LeafhopperThe adult is a pale green, somewhat wedge-shaped, and about 1/4″ in length. The adult has distinctive white spots on the head and pronotum. This is a very active insect. Many times, when it moves, it will move sideways much the way a crab will move.

The nymph will appear almost a neon green.

Potato Leafhopper economic threshold:

  • 10 nymphs per 100 leaves surveyed