Eutettix pictus (Leafhopper (nonspecific)).
| This beautiful leafhopper is Eutettix pictus. The genus has over 30 species in North America but currently only one is represented in the bug guide. A characteristic feature of this species is "a black bar across the front of the pronotum". The small photo on the right (shot 09/19/17) shows a different specimen. |
bug guide (these photos):
P. B. Lawson "The Cicadellidae of Kansas" Kansas Univ. Sci. Bull., Vol. XII(1), 1920, p. 180.:
| ... and a sister species which appears slightly wider than E. pictus. It lives on oak shrubs and is mainly found in the eastern states. The typical length is 6 mm. The small photo shows the same specimen. |
bug guide (this photo):