Eratoneura cf. maculata

Typhlocybine Leafhopper

Eratoneura cf. maculata, Leafhopper

Family: Cicadellidae

Subfamily: Typhlocybinae

Length: 2.7-2.9 mm


The leafhopper pictured here is Eratoneura maculata, or else one of about ten look-alike species in Eratoneura. All told, there are some 200 species in Eratoneura.

Some taxonomists include Eratoneura as a subgenus in the even larger group Erythroneura.

Almost 100% of the published records of Erythroneura maculata have been of leafhoppers collected from Poison Ivy. Happy hunting!

Insects of West Virginia