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The UC Guide to Healthy Lawns

Leafhoppers — Life cycle

Adult females insert eggs into tissues of the turfgrass plant. Eggs hatch a few days later into nymphs. Nymphs grow and molt several times before becoming a winged adult. Several generations can occur in a single season, each one lasting from 12 to 30 days.
Leafhopper nymph


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