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Leafhopper

Name: Leafhopper

Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Arthropoda

Class: Insecta

Order: Hemiptera

Suborder: Clypeorrhyncha

Superfamily: Membracoidea

Family: Cicadellidae

Habitat:

Leafhoppers live anywhere they can find stems and leaves to feed on.

Food:

A leafhoppers’ diet commonly consists of sap from a wide and diverse range of plants, but some are more host-specific. Leafhoppers mainly are herbivores, but some are known to eat smaller insects, such as aphids.

Method of Travel:

Jumping, Flying, Crab-like motion.

Prevention:

  • HControl your weeds. Weeds provide a place for the insects to breed.

Steps to control:

  • Good, long lasting, low-toxic methods of insect control can be done with Knock Down Indoor and Plant Flying & Crawling Insect Killer or other Knock Down products listed below.
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