Motschulskyia (Togaritettix) serratus (Matsumura)


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.

Motschulskyia (Togaritettix) serratus (Matsumura 1931)

Common Name: none

Subfamily/Tribe: Typhlocybinae: Dikraneurini

Distribution: Northern NSW, Qld, NT, WA, Asia from Japan to West Pakistan.

Economic Status: Found on species of Rosaceae. Of minor economic importance to berryfruits causing leaf mottling and occasional leaf drop when in high numbers, thereby reducing cropping.

Notes: The distinctive markings clearly distinguishes this species from all other Australian leafhoppers