Graphocephala fennahi (NL: Rododendroncicade / EN: Rhododendron leafhopper / DE: Rhododendronzikade / FR: Cicadelle du rhododendron) so named as it feeds on the sap of rhododendrons, is native to the USA. The leafhopper reaches a body length of 8 to 9 mm. The species was introduced to Great Britain in the 1930s and continental Europe in the 1970s. There has been suggestion that the rhododendron leafhopper contributes to the spread of a Rhododendron fungus through Europe.
Image: Schoten (BE) - 27/08/2012
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