Dictyopharid Planthopper (Rhynchomitra microrhina)

CENTRAL FLORIDA CRITTER OF THE DAY: Dictyopharid Planthopper (Rhynchomitra microrhina)

Larval Host Plants: Cephalanthus occidentalis L. (buttonbush, Rubiaceae), Eragrostis curvula (Schrad.) Nees (weeping lovegrass, Poaceae), Hibiscus moscheutos L. (crimsoneyed rosemallow, Malvaceae)

Shown on Florida Native Plant Sedge.

Learn:  http://ag.udel.edu/research/planthoppers/families/species/Rhynchomitra.htm

Key to dictyopharidae families: http://ag.udel.edu/research/planthoppers/families/dictyopharidae.html



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