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New Pest Invades Western Vineyards

December 04, 2012

The Virginia Creeper leafhopper (VCLH) is related to the familiar western grape leafhopper in behavior, appearance and appetite-but unfortunately, VCL (Erythroneura ziczac Walsh) apparently is not on the menu for the beneficial Anagrus wasps that parasitize the eggs and inhibit the spread of native leafhoppers.