Brown Plant Hopper

Catalogue Type
Plant Pests Catalogue
Scientific Name
Nilaparvata Lugens
Distinguishing Characters
Newly hatched nymphs are cottony white, and turn purple brown.
The brownish adults with brown eyes are 3.5-4.5 mm in length. Their legs are light brown and the tarsal claw are black. The wings are hyaline with brown marking and dark vein. The nymphs are browinsh black in color and have grayish blue eyes.
Host Crop
Rice, Sugarcane, Grasses
Photo of Insect
Photo of Damaged Crop