Diversity of Cicadellidae in agricultural production areas in the Ovens Valley, Northeast Victoria, Australia
Trebicki, Piotr, Harding, Robert, Rodoni, Brendan, Baxter, Gary, & Powell, Kevin (2010) Diversity of Cicadellidae in agricultural production areas in the Ovens Valley, Northeast Victoria, Australia. Australian Journal of Entomology, 49, pp. 213-220.
There is a paucity of data on the distribution of Cicadellidae (leafhoppers) in Australia. This study quantifies the relative abundance, seasonal activity and diversity of leafhoppers in the Ovens Valley region of north-east Victoria, Australia. Species diversity and abundance was assessed at four field sites in and around the field borders of commercially grown tobacco crops using three sampling techniques (pan trap, sticky trap and sweep net). Over 51 000 leafhopper samples were collected, with 57 species from 11 subfamilies and 19 tribes identified. Greater numbers and diversity of leafhoppers were collected in yellow pan traps. The predominant leafhopper collected was Orosius orientalis (Matsumura). Twenty-three leafhopper species were recorded for the first time in Victoria and eight economically important pest species were recorded. Seasonal activity of selected leafhopper species, covering two sampling seasons, is presented.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||leafhopper, population dynamics|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES (060000) > ZOOLOGY (060800) > Invertebrate Biology (060808)|
|Divisions:||Current > Research Centres > Centre for Tropical Crops and Biocommodities|
Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
|Deposited On:||07 Dec 2010 12:38|
|Last Modified:||01 Mar 2012 00:20|
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