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"Graphocephala atropunctata", commonly known as the blue-green sharpshooter, is a hemipteran bug endemic to California. It carries the phytopathogenic bacteria "Xylella fastidiosa" which infects the xylem of grape vines causing die-back – known as Pierce's disease. This leads to loss of productivity and economic damage to the California vineyards.

Similar species: True Bugs
Species identified by morpheme
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Uploaded Jun 23, 2022. Captured Jun 20, 2022 14:20 in PM29+R6 Seattle, WA, USA.
  • X-E2
  • f/16.0
  • 1/250s
  • ISO800
  • 80mm