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leafhopper US English

A small plant bug that is typically brightly colored and leaps when disturbed. It can be a serious crop pest in warm regions

beet leafhopper US English

A North American leafhopper found west of the Mississippi River and considered a serious pest to beets and members of the gourd family. It is a principal carrier of the virus that causes curly top

rose leafhopper US English

A greenish-yellow leafhopper, Edwardsiana rosae, which attacks the foliage of roses, making the leaves pale and mottled.

potato leafhopper US English

A small, bright green leafhopper, Empoasca fabae, which is a common North American pest of a wide variety of plants including field crops and various trees, feeding chiefly on the vascular tissue of young leaves and causing them to wither.