Dutch Caribbean Species Register

Overview of the biodiversity of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten

Sharpshooter leafhopper Tapajosa spinata

Photo: Gerard van Buurt

Classification

Tapajosa [genus]
spinata [species]

Classification

Tapajosa [genus]
spinata [species]

Presence

Recorded on Curaçao
Presence status Introduced (2) - Curaçao
Natural distribution S. America
Notes on presence status A new invasive species on the island; formerly only reported from Venezuela and Ecuador Photographed on a agave but present on many other plants as well.

Publication