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White apple leafhopper (Typhlocyba pomaria) feeding is evident by whitish spots or stippling on upper leaf surfaces. Adults are long and slender, wedge-shaped, with light yellow body and slightly darker head. Juveniles are generally pale white, wingless and will scurry about when disturbed.

White apple leafhopper nymph (Plant Pathology Archive, UGA, Bugwood.org)
White apple leafhopper nymph.

(Photo: Plant Patholog Archive, University of Georgia, Bugwood.org)

White apple leafhopper juveniles and adult (Bessin, UKY)
White apple leafhopper juveniles and adult.

(Photo: Ricardo Bessin, University of Kentucky)

      

Management:

  • Insecticide if an average of three or more nymphs per leaf is detected

    

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