Delphacodes sp.

Delphacid Planthopper

Delphacodes sp., gravid female

Family: Delphacidae

Subfamily: Delphacinae

Length: 3.2 mm


This Delphacodes sp. planthopper has short wings and is a plump, gravid female. It was photographed on a leaf on October 1, 2006 in Upshur County.

Note the thick antennae, typical of planthoppers in the family Delphacidae.


Insects of West Virginia