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Threecornered Alfalfa Hopper Found in Iowa
Integrated Crop Management News
  • Erin W. Hodgson, Iowa State University
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
6-8-2010
Abstract
Last week a consultant near Creston, Iowa identified an interesting insect feeding on soybean. With the aid of a photo, we were able to confirm it as the threecornered alfalfa hopper, Spissistilus festinus (Hemiptera: Membracidae). This insect is native to the southern U.S. and South America and can be an economic pest of soybean in southern growing regions. ISU entomologists cannot recall a previous detection in Iowa.
Copyright Owner
Iowa State University
Language
en
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application/pdf
Citation Information
Erin W. Hodgson. "Threecornered Alfalfa Hopper Found in Iowa" (2010)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/erin_hodgson/184/