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I found a possible red and blue leaf hopper on a plant in my yard. Some experts I have contacted say we don't have them in the west. Could it be identified by you to species if I catch one and bring it in? I do have a photo of it.

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Thanks for your question. We have a Plant Pest Diagnostic Lab here in
Logan. Our Insect Diagnostician would be happy to look at your
leafhoppers. Please visit this website to get submission instructions
and also the form you will need to include with your sample.
http://utahpests.usu.edu/uppdl/htm/forms

Please let me know if you have any questions regarding our lab.

Posted on 25 Jul 2008

Erin Hodgson
Extension Entomologist

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