Austroagallia torrida (Evans)


Many of the insects depicted on these pages are outwardly similar and you should not use photographs as the sole means of identification. These pages form part of a scientific key which will assist a trained entomologist to identify the species accurately.

Austroagallia torrida (Evans 1936)

Common Name: Spotted leafhopper

Subfamily/Tribe: Megophthalminae: Agalliini

Distribution: Qld, NSW, Vic, WA, NT, PNG

Economic Status: Vector of rugose leafcurl virus (Grylls 1954)

Notes: This distinctively marked species is the only member of the Megophthalminae known to occur in Australia