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Potentially Invasive Species


Species of special concern with the potential to become invasive in North America

 

Below are photos of some delphacid species that are potentially invasive to North America and are known to be of economic interest.  Most photos are of males (females are often paler).

 

Chilodelphax albifascia (no photos yet)

Delphacodes kuscheli

Delphacodes kuscheli Delphacidae DelphaciniDelphacodes kuscheli Delphacidae DelphaciniDelphacodes kuscheli Delphacidae Delphacini

Dicranotropis hamata

Dicranotropis hamata Delphacdae DelphaciniDicranotropis hamata Delphacdae DelphaciniDicranotropis hamata Delphacdae Delphacini

 

Eumetopina flavipes

Eumetopina flavipesEumetopina flavipes

 

Javesella dubia

Javesella dubia Delphacidae Delphacinae DelphaciniJavesella dubia Delphacidae Delphacinae DelphaciniJavesella dubia Delphacidae Delphacinae DelphaciniJavesella dubia Delphacidae Delphacinae DelphaciniJavesella dubia Delphacidae Delphacinae Delphacini



Laodelphax striatellus

Laodelphax striatellus Delphacidae DelphaciniLaodelphax striatellus Delphacidae Delphacini

Laodelphax striatellus Delphacidae DelphaciniLaodelphax striatellus Delphacidae Delphacini

 

Megadelphax sordidulus

Megamelus sordidulus Delphacidae DelphaciniMegamelus sordidulus Delphacidae Delphacini

Megamelus sordidulus Delphacidae DelphaciniMegamelus sordidulus Delphacidae DelphaciniMegamelus sordidulus Delphacidae Delphacini

 

Muellerianella fairmairei


Nilaparvata bakeri (no pictures yet)

Nilaparvata muiri (no pictures yet)

Nilaparvata lugens (this species has been intercepted in the US)

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Perkinsiella vastatrix (male top row, female bottom - frons is similar between sexes)


Perkinsiella vitiensis (dorsal and lateral view are females)


Ribautodelphax notabilis (no photos yet)

 

Sogatella furcifera


Sogatella vibex  (images are of male except last is female frons)


Tarophagus prosperina (no photos yet - quite similar to T. colocasiae).

Tarophagus colocasiae (this species has been intercepted in the US)


Terthron albovittatum

Male

Female brachypter

Female macropter

 

Unkanodes sapporonus


Unkanodes tanasijevici

Male

Female