First Record of Dorisiana viridis (Hemiptera: Cicadidae) on Macadamia Nut (Proteales: Proteaceae) in Brazil

Terezinha M. Santos-Cividanes, Eduardo Suguino, Francisco J. Cividanes, Nilza M. Martinelli, Adriana N. Martins, Marcos J. Perdoná

Abstract


Cicadas (Hemiptera: Cicadidae) are important sucking insects, acting as pests of crops. In this study, the occurrence of the cicada, Dorisiana viridis (Olivier), was observed in a macadamia orchard in the Jaboticabal municipality, São Paulo state, Brazil. It is noteworthy that this is the first report of D. viridis infestation on macadamia nut trees.

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