General Description

Body green, flattened side to side with triangular wings. Nymph (young planthopper) has a white wax covering and a tuft of white hair on the tip of the abdomen. Body up to 1 cm long.


Green Planthoppers feed in groups on native and exotic trees and shrubs. Adults look like a row of green thorns on the plant. They jump actively if disturbed.


Mainland Australia and Tasmania.


In woodlands and urban areas.

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