grape leafhopper


Definition of grape leafhopper

: any of several small yellowish leafhoppers that constitute the genus Erythroneura, are marked with red or brown bands, and suck the juices of the leaves of the grapevine thereby often causing them to wither and fall off

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“Grape leafhopper.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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