Thionia cf. bullata nymph

Issid Planthopper

Thionia cf. bullata, Planthopper nymph, Indiana photo


Family: Issidae

Subfamily: Issinae

Length: adults 6-7 mm


There are ten Nearctic species in the genus Thionia. In both nymphs and adults the head is short and broad.

Another nymph of Thionia, this one photographed in Brazil, is also on the American Insects site.

The hopper nymph shown here, Thionia bullata, had its picture made in Noble County, Indiana.

Issid Planthoppers, Thionia bullata nymph, photo from Indiana

American Insects site