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EENY-334: Sharpshooters, Leafhoppers, Cicadellidae (Insecta: Hemiptera: Auchenorrhyncha: Cicadellidae)

Figure 21. A single wasp (Gonatocerus sp.) emerged from each hole in the egg mass of Homalodisca vitripennis (Germar), the glassy-winged sharpshooter. The adult wasps chew a small circle in the eggshell of the host as well as the leaf to escape.

Credit: Chris Tipping, University of Florida