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PESTS OF RICE :: Minor Pests :: White Rice Leafhopper

10. White rice leafhopper: Cofana spectra (Cicadellidae: Hemiptera)

Nymphs and adults suck the sap causing yellowing of leaves and stunting of tillers.  Nymphs are elongate and pale green coloured.  Adults are white in colour, 3-4 times larger than green leafhopper.  They are the biggest of rice hoppers.