General Description

Body brown and wings clear with a brown mottled pattern; triangular shape when resting. Nymph (young hopper) is green-brown with a tuft of white hairs at the tip of the abdomen. Body up to 8 mm long.


Passionvine Hoppers hop away when disturbed. They attack cultivated and ornamental plants, including fruit and vegetables. They excrete honeydew, which leads to the growth of black-grey mould on the plants.


Eastern mainland Australia and Tasmania.


Urban gardens.

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