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Subject: Detection of the leafhopper, Diceratalebra sanguinolinea, marks first U.S. record and potential threat to endangered plant
Date posted: July 06, 2004
Source: University of Florida-Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences
Diceratalebra sanguinolinea was found feeding on Cordia globosa, an endangered plant in Miami, Florida. Having only been described from Nicaragua, Cuba, Puerto Rico and St. Thomas, this detection marks the first U.S. record for this leafhopper. At this point very little is known about the biology of this insect.

For the whole story, see:
UF/IFAS Pest Alert 07/06/04. Available online: UF/IFAS Pest Alert

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