Family Cixiidae, tribe Pentastirini
This page contains pictures and information about Cixiid Planthoppers that we found in the Brisbane area,
- Body length 10mm
- This Cixiid Planthopper is dark brown in colour with wings that are
transparent. The planthoppers in tribe Pentastirini are look very similar. The
genus Oliarus is the most common,
- Pictures were taken outside our house in Eight Mile Plains on Jun 2007.
- 1. Insects
of Australia, CSIRO, Division of Entomology, Melbourne University
Press, 2nd Edition 1991, pp 476, Fig 30.39A.
- 2. Tribe
Pentastirini Emeljanov - Fletcher, M.J. (2009 and updates). Identification keys and checklists for the leafhoppers, planthoppers and their relatives occurring in Australia and neighbouring areas (Hemiptera: Auchenorrhyncha).
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