Abstract:We have identified specimens of the leafhopper Gypona cerea Delong & Freytag (Cicadellidae: Iassinae: gyponini) collected from a crop of dwarf cashew (Anacardium occidentale linnaeus 1753) located in Canto do Buriti, Piauí, Northeastern Brazil. The damage caused to the crop included inflorescences covered with sticky exudates, presence of sooty mold, and yellowing and drying of new shoots and inflorescences. Such documentation serves as a warning about possible outbreaks of infestation in the region and the li… Show more
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