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The following is a list of 17 species of leafhoppers and planthoppers that have been observed on the Pinnacle Nature Reserve. It includes both those positively identified to the exact species as well as those incompletely identified.

All species listed are native to the area.

Photos below were taken on the Reserve by Alison Milton


  Common name Scientific name hover over image to see name
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  Grey Planthopper Anzora unicolor Eurymela fenestrata [Gum tree Hopper]
  Unidentified spittlebug Aphrophorinae sp.
  Spittlebug, Froghopper Bathyllus albicinctus
  Yellow-headed Leafhopper Brunotartessus fulvus
  2-horned tree hopper Ceraon sp. (genus)
  Unidentified leafhopper Cicadellidae sp.
  A gumtree hopper Eurymela distincta
  A gumtree hopper Eurymela fenestrata
  A gumtree hopper Eurymeloides bicincta
  A gumtree hopper Eurymeloides pulchra Sextius virescens [Acacia horned tree Hopper]
  A gumtree hopper Eurymeloides punctata
  Red-lined Leaf Hopper Eurymelops rubrovittata
  Unidentified leafhopper Ipoella sp. (genus)
  Green-faced gum hopper Platybrachys decemmacula
  A gumtree hopper Platybrachys sp. (genus)
  Acacia Horned Tree Hopper Sextius virescens
  Green planthopper Siphanta acuta
  Eurymela rubrovittata [Red-lined Leaf Hopper] Anzora unicolor [Grey planthopper]


For more photos of leaf- and plant-hoppersfrom the Pinnacle and elsewhere in the ACT, follow this link to
the Canberra Nature Map:



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