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Sage leafhopper (Eupteryx melissae)

Order: Homoptera (ho-MOP-ter-a) (Info)
Family: Cicadellidae (sik-ah-DELL-ih-dee) (Info)
Genus: Eupteryx
Species: melissae

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On Nov 9, 2006, saya from Heerlen,
Netherlands (Zone 8b) wrote:

Sage leafhoppers (Eupteryx melissae) can affect many of the herbs including rosemary. They feed on the leaves and cause a pale yellow (or white) mottling of the upper surface.

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