Typhlocyba gillettei

Typhlocybine Leafhopper

Typhlocyba gillettei, Leafhopper

Family: Cicadellidae

Subfamily: Typhlocybinae

Length: typically 4.4-4.6 mm



Typical markings of this species include two dark, narrow, transverse bands on the wings, and pale areas at the base of the pronotum and the apices of the wings.

Host plants include a variety of hardwoods. Among these are Paper Birch and other birches, alders, hickories, and maples.



Leafhopper photo, Typhlocyba gillettei



Adults are most commonly encountered in West Virginia in June, July, and August, but are found in other months as well.

Insects of West Virginia