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Citrus glassy-winged sharpshooter (269) Print Fact Sheet


Common Name

Citrus glassy-winged sharpshooter

Scientific Name

Homalodisca vitripennis; previously, it was known as Homalodisca coagulata.

AUTHOR Grahame Jackson

Information from Varela LG, Hashim-Buckey JM, Wilen CA, Phillips PA (2014) Pest Notes: glassy-winged sharpshooter. Produced by IPM Education and Publications, University of California Statewide IPM Program.(; and from Citrus variegated chlorosis (CVC). USDA, University of Florida, Lucid. (; and from CABI (2015) Homalodisca vitripennis (glassy winged sharpshooter) Crop Protection Compendium. ( 

Photo 1 Johnny N. Dell, Photo 2 Russ Ottens, University of Georgia, Photo 3 Alexander Purcell, University of California,

Produced with support from the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research under project PC/2010/090: Strengthening integrated crop management research in the Pacific Islands in support of sustainable intensification of high-value crop production, implemented by the University of Queensland and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community.

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