Skip to main content Accessibility help
×
Home
Hostname: page-component-59b7f5684b-gsnzm Total loading time: 0.344 Render date: 2022-10-04T02:05:28.077Z Has data issue: true Feature Flags: { "shouldUseShareProductTool": true, "shouldUseHypothesis": true, "isUnsiloEnabled": true, "useRatesEcommerce": false, "displayNetworkTab": true, "displayNetworkMapGraph": false, "useSa": true } hasContentIssue true

Osbornellus auronitens (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Deltocephalinae), an introduced species new for the Palaearctic region

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  20 March 2017

Valeria Trivellone*
Affiliation:
Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow, and Landscape Research (WSL), Biodiversity and Conservation Biology, Zürchertrasse 111, Birmensdorf 8903, Switzerland Agroscope Swiss Federal Research Station, A Ramél 18, Cadenazzo 6594, Switzerland
Milana Mitrović
Affiliation:
Department of Plant Pests, Institute for Plant Protection and Environment, Banatska 33, Zemun 11080, Serbia
Christopher H. Dietrich
Affiliation:
Illinois Natural History Survey, Prairie Research Institute, University of Illinois, Champaign, Illinois, 61820, United States of America
Ivo Toševski
Affiliation:
Department of Plant Pests, Institute for Plant Protection and Environment, Banatska 33, Zemun 11080, Serbia CABI, 1 Rue des Grillons, Delémont 2800, Switzerland
*
1Corresponding author (e-mail: valeria.trivellone@gmail.com).

Abstract

The introduction of invasive species may result in important ecological, environmental, and economic impacts. Extensive study of Auchenorrhyncha (Hemiptera) fauna in a wine-growing region in southern Switzerland revealed, for the first time, presence of the Nearctic leafhopper Osbornellus auronitens (Provancher) (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) in the vicinity of Stabio (Canton of Ticino). The species identity of the collected specimens was confirmed using morphological and molecular characters. All specimens of O. auronitens were collected in a forest of Castanea sativa Miller (Fagaceae), Corylus avellana Linnaeus (Betulaceae), and Alnus glutinosa (Linnaeus) Gaertner (Betulaceae) intermixed with Cornus sanguinea Linnaeus (Cornaceae), Salix Linnaeus (Salicaceae), and Rubus Linnaeus (Rosaceae). In its native range this leafhopper is polyphagous and a relatively common visitor in vineyards. Based on analysis of the barcoding region of the mitochondrial cytochrome oxidase subunit I gene of the collected O. auronitens, 100% identity with specimens of the same species originating from Canada was determined. Osbornellus auronitens is morphologically similar to Scaphoideus titanus Ball (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae), another introduced Nearctic leafhopper, which was involved in severe outbreaks of disease caused by the Grapevine flavescence dorée phytoplasma (Bacteria: Acholeplasmataceae) in European viticultural regions since the 1960s. In this paper, we report the morphological features to distinguish O. auronitens from S. titanus, and discuss the possible implications of its expected spread across the Old World.

Type
Systematics & Morphology
Copyright
© Entomological Society of Canada 2017 

Access options

Get access to the full version of this content by using one of the access options below. (Log in options will check for institutional or personal access. Content may require purchase if you do not have access.)

Footnotes

Subject editor: Rob Johns

References

Angelini, E., Squizzato, F., Lucchetta, G., and Borgo, M. 2004. Detection of a phytoplasma associated with grapevine Flavescence dorée in Clematis vitalba . European Journal of Plant Pathology, 110: 193201.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
Arnaud, G., Malembic-Maher, S., Salar, P., Bonnet, P., Maixner, M., Marcone, C., et al. 2007. Multilocus sequence typing confirms the close genetic interrelatedness of three distinct flavescence dorée phytoplasma strain clusters and group 16SrV phytoplasmas infecting grapevine and alder in Europe. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 73: 40014010.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
Arzone, A., Vidano, C., and Alma, A. 1987. Auchenorrhyncha introduced into Europe from the Nearctic region: taxonomic and phytopathological problems. In Proceedings of 2nd international workshop on leafhoppers and planthoppers of economic importance. Edited by M.R. Wilson and L.R. Nault. Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences, International Institute of Entomology, London, United Kingdom. Pp. 317.Google Scholar
Baggiolini, M., Canevascini, V., Caccia, R., Tencalla, Y., and Sobrio, G. 1968. Présence dans le vignoble du Tessin d’une cicadelle néarctique nouvelle pour la Suisse, Scaphoideus littoralis Ball (Homoptera: Jassidae), vecteur possible de la Flavescence dorée. Mitteilungen der Schweize rischen Entomologischen Gesellschaft, 40: 270275.Google Scholar
Ball, E.D. 1932. New genera and species of leafhoppers related to Scaphoideus . Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences, 22: 919.Google Scholar
Beamer, R.H. 1937. A review of the genus Osbornellus in the United States and Canada (Homoptera-Cicadellidae). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society, 10: 89112.Google Scholar
Beanland, L., Noble, R., and Wolf, T.K. 2006. Spatial and temporal distribution of North American grapevine yellows disease and of potential vectors of the causal phytoplasmas in Virginia. Environmental Entomology, 35: 332344.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
Bertin, S., Guglielmino, C.R., Karam, N., Gomulski, L.M., Malacrida, A.R., and Gasperi, G. 2007. Diffusion of the Nearctic leafhopper Scaphoideus titanus Ball in Europe: a consequence of human trading activity. Genetica, 131: 275285.CrossRefGoogle ScholarPubMed
Binimelis, R., Born, W., Monterroso, I., and Rodríguez-Labajos, B. 2007. Socio-economic impact and assessment of biological invasions. In Biological invasions. Ecological Studies. Volume 193. Edited by W. Nentwig. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany. Pp. 331347.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
Bonfils, J. and Schvester, D. 1960. The leafhoppers (Homoptera: Auchenorrhyncha) and their relationship with vineyards in south-western France. Annales des Epiphyties, 11: 325336.Google Scholar
Byrne, D.N. and Bellows, T.S. 1991. Whitefly biology. Annual Review of Entomology, 36: 431457.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
Caudwell, A., Kuszala, C., Bachelier, J.C., and Larrue, J. 1970. Transmission de la Flavescence dorée de la vigne aux plantes herbacées par l’allongement du temps d’utilisation de la cicadelle Scaphoideus littoralis Ball et l’étude de sa survie sur un grand nombre d’espéces végétales. Annales de Phytopathologie, 2: 415428.Google Scholar
della Giustina, W. 1989. Homoptères Cicadellidae. Faune de France, 73(3). Institut National de la Recherché Agronomique, Paris, France.Google Scholar
DeLong, D.M. 1941a. The red-banded Osbornellus species of the auronitens group occurring in the United States. Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 34: 179180.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
DeLong, D.M. 1941b. The new species of Mexican Osbornellus . Anales de la Escuela Nacional de Ciencias Biologicas, 2: 263270.Google Scholar
DeLong, D.M. 1942. Twelve new species of Osbornellus (Homoptera Cicadellidae) from Mexico, Guatamala and Panama. Bulletin of the Brooklyn Entomological Society, 37: 92101.Google Scholar
DeLong, D.M. 1976. New species of Osbornellus from Bolivia and Brazil. Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society, 49: 262265.Google Scholar
DeLong, D.M. and Berry, L. 1937. Two new species of Osbornellus . Ohio Journal of Science, 37: 266.Google Scholar
DeLong, D.M. and Knull, D.J. 1941. Two new species of Osbornellus from the southwestern United States. Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 34: 177178.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
DeLong, D.M. and Martinson, C. 1976a. Five new species of Bolivian Osbornellus . Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society, 49: 429432.Google Scholar
DeLong, D.M. and Martinson, C. 1976b. New species of Mexican Osbornellus (Homoptera: Cicadellidae). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society, 49: 583588.Google Scholar
Dlabola, J. 1984. Neue zikadenarten aus Mediterraneum und dem Iran mit weiter beitragen zur Iranischen fauna (Homoptera-Auchenorrhyncha). Sbornik Narohino Musea V Praze (B), 40: 2164.Google Scholar
Dlabola, J. 1987a. Neue zikadenarten von Saudi Arabien (Homoptera: Auchenorrhyncha). 3. Teil. Annotationes Zoologicae et Botanicae (Slovenské Národné Múzeum v Bratislave.), 177: 111.Google Scholar
Dlabola, J. 1987b. Drei neue arten der gattungen Jassargus, Osbornellus und Praganus (Homoptera-Cicadellidae). Annotationes Zoologicae et Botanicae (Slovenské Národné Múzeum v Bratislave), 178: 16.Google Scholar
Dominguez, E. and Godoy, C. 2010. Taxonomic review of the genus Osbornellus Ball (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) in Central America. Zootaxa, 2702: 1106.Google Scholar
Foissac, X. and Wilson, M.R. 2009. Current and possible future distributions of phytoplasma diseases and their vectors. In Phytoplasmas: genomes, plant hosts and vectors. Edited by P.G. Weintraub and P. Jones. Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International, Wallingford, United Kingdom. Pp. 309324.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
Folmer, O., Black, M., Hoeh, W., Lutz, R., and Vrijenhoek, R. 1994. DNA primers for amplification of mitochondrial cytochrome c oxidase subunit I from diverse metazoanin vertebrates. Molecular Marine Biology and Biotechnology, 3: 294299.Google Scholar
Gaffuri, F., Sacchi, S., and Cavagna, B. 2011. First detection of the mosaic leafhopper, Orientus ishidae, in northern Italian vineyards infected by the flavescence dorée phytoplasma. New Disease Reports, 24: 22.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
Günthart, H. and Mühlethaler, R. 2002. Provisorische Checklist der Zikaden der Schweiz (Insecta: Hemiptera, Auchenorrhyncha). In Zikaden - Leafhoppers, Planthoppers and Cicadas (Insecta: Hemiptera: Auchenorrhyncha). Edited by W.E. Holzinger. Denisia 4. Biologiezentrum des Oberösterreichischen Landesmuseums, Linz, Austria. Pp. 329338.Google Scholar
Gwiazdowski, R.A., Foottit, R.G., Maw, H.E.L., and Hebert, P.D. 2015. The Hemiptera (Insecta) of Canada: constructing a reference library of DNA barcodes. Public Library of Science One, 10: e0125635.Google ScholarPubMed
Hermoso de Mendoza, A., Del Estal, P., Alcázar, M.D., Pérez-Otero, R., and Marsilla, P. 2012. Diferenciación entre Scaphoideus titanus Ball, vector de la Flavescencia Dorada de la vid, y una especie próxima, Osbornellus horvathi (Matsumura), recentemente en contrada en España (Hemiptera, Cicadellidae). Boletín de Sanidad Vegetal Plagas, 38: 349352.Google Scholar
Hill, G.T. and Sinclair, W.A. 2000. Taxa of leafhoppers carrying phytoplasmas at sites of ash yellows occurrence in New York State. Plant Disease, 84: 134138.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
Keane, R.M. and Crawley, M.J. 2002. Exotic plant invasions and the enemy release hypothesis. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 17: 164170.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
Knight, W.J. 1965. Techniques for use in the identification of leafhoppers (Homoptera: Cicadellidae). Entomologist’s Gazette, 16: 129136.Google Scholar
Koczor, S., Bagarus, A.K., Karap, A.K., Varga, Á., and Orosz, A. 2013. A rapidly spreading potential pest, Orientus ishidae identified in Hungary. Bulletin of Insectology, 66: 221224.Google Scholar
Linnavuori, R. 1959. Revision of the Neotropical Deltocephalinae and some related subfamilies (Homoptera). Annales Zoologici Societatis Zoologicae Botanicae Fennicae ‘Vanamo’, 20: 1370.Google Scholar
Malenovský, I. and Lauterer, P. 2010. Additions to the fauna of planthoppers and leafhoppers (Hemiptera: Auchenorrhyncha) of the Czech Republic. Acta Musei Moraviae, Scientiae Biologicae (Brno), 95: 49122.Google Scholar
Martinson, C. 1977. Revision of the genus Osbornellus Ball (Homoptera: Cicadellidae). Ph.D. dissertation. Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, United States of America.Google Scholar
Matsumura, S. 1908. Neue Cicadinen aus Europa und Mittelmeergebiet. Journal of the College of Science, Imperial University of Tokyo, 23: 146.Google Scholar
Mehle, N., Seljak, G., Rupar, M., Ravnikar, M., and Dermastia, M. 2010. The first detection of a phytoplasma from the 16SrV (Elm yellows) group in the mosaic leafhopper Orientus ishidae . New Disease Reports, 22: 11.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
Metcalf, Z.P. 1954. Homoptera from the Bahama Islands. American Museum Novitates, 1698: 146.Google Scholar
Mifsud, D., Cocquempot, C., Mühlethaler, R., Wilson, M., and Streito, J.C. 2010. Other Hemiptera Sternorrhyncha (Aleyrodidae, Phylloxeroidea, and Psylloidea) and Hemiptera Auchenorrhyncha. BioRisk, 4: 511552.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
Nickel, H. 2010. First addendum to the leafhoppers and planthoppers of Germany (Hemiptera: Auchenorrhyncha). Cicadina, 11: 107122.Google Scholar
Nickel, H. and Remane, R. 2003. Verzeichnis der Zikaden (Auchenorrhyncha) der Bundesländer Deutschlands. Entomofauna Germanica, 6: 130154.Google Scholar
Nielson, M.W. and Knight, W.J. 2000. Distributional patterns and possible origins of leafhoppers (Homoptera, Cicadellidae). Revista Brasileira de Zoologia, 17: 81156.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
Papura, D., Burban, C., Van Helden, M., Giresse, X., Nusillard, B., Guillemaud, T., et al. 2012. Microsatellite and mitochondrial data provide evidence for a single major introduction for the Neartic leafhopper Scaphoideus titanus in Europe. Public Library of Science One, 7: e36882.Google Scholar
Rizza, S., Pesce, A., D’Urso, V., Raciti, E., Marzachì, C., and Tessitori, M. 2016. Transmission of ‘Candidatus Phytoplasma asteris’ (16SrI) by Osbornellus horvathi (Matsumura 1908) co-infected with ‘Ca. Phytoplasma phoenicium’ (16SrIX). Phytoparasitica, 44: 491500.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
Roques, A., Rabitsch, W., Rasplus, J. Y., Lopez-Vaamonde, C., Nentwig, W., and Kenis, M. 2009. Alien terrestrial invertebrates of Europe. In Handbook of alien species in Europe. Edited by Delivering Alien Invasive Species Inventory for Europe (DAISIE) consortium. Springer, Dordrecht, The Netherlands. Pp. 63–79.Google Scholar
Schvester, D., Carle, P., and Moutous, G. 1963. Transmission de la flavescence dorée de la vigne par Scaphoideus littoralis Ball. Annales des Epiphyties, 14: 175198.Google Scholar
Seljak, G. 2004. Contribution to the knowledge of planthoppers and leafhoppers of Slovenia (Hemiptera: Auchenorrhyncha). Acta Entomologica Slovenica, 12: 189216.Google Scholar
Trivellone, V., Filippin, L., Narduzzi-Wicht, B., and Angelini, E. 2016. A regional-scale survey to define the known and potential vectors of grapevine yellow phytoplasmas in vineyards south of Swiss Alps. European Journal Plant Pathology, 145: 915927.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
Valley, K.R. and Wheeler, A.G. 1985. Leafhoppers (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) associated with ornamental honey locust: seasonal history, habits, and descriptions of eggs and fifth instars. Annals qof the Entomological Society of America, 78: 709716.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
Vidano, C. 1964. Scoperta in Italia dello Scaphoideus littoralis Ball cicalina americana collegata alla ‘Flavescence dorée’ della Vite. L’Italia agricola, 101: 10311049.Google Scholar
Vilbaste, J. 1976. A revision of Homoptera-Cicadinea described by S. Matsumura from Europe and the Mediterranean area. Eesti NSV Teaduste Akadeemia Toimetised, Tallinn, 25: 2536.Google Scholar
Viraktamath, C.A. and Mohan, G.S. 2004. A revision of the deltocephaline leafhopper genus Scaphoideus (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) from the Indian subcontinent. Zootaxa, 578: 148.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
Webb, M.D. and Viraktamath, C.A. 2007. Three new Old World species of the leafhopper genus Scaphoideus Uhler (Hemiptera: Auchenorrhyncha: Cicadellidae). Zootaxa, 1457: 4955.Google Scholar
Weintraub, P.G. and Beanland, L. 2006. Insect vectors of phytoplasmas. Annual Review of Entomology, 51: 91111.CrossRefGoogle ScholarPubMed
Zangheri, S. and Donadini, P. 1980. Comparsa nel Veneto di un omottero neartico: Metcalfa pruinosa . Redia, 63: 301305.Google Scholar
3
Cited by

Save article to Kindle

To save this article to your Kindle, first ensure coreplatform@cambridge.org is added to your Approved Personal Document E-mail List under your Personal Document Settings on the Manage Your Content and Devices page of your Amazon account. Then enter the ‘name’ part of your Kindle email address below. Find out more about saving to your Kindle.

Note you can select to save to either the @free.kindle.com or @kindle.com variations. ‘@free.kindle.com’ emails are free but can only be saved to your device when it is connected to wi-fi. ‘@kindle.com’ emails can be delivered even when you are not connected to wi-fi, but note that service fees apply.

Find out more about the Kindle Personal Document Service.

Osbornellus auronitens (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Deltocephalinae), an introduced species new for the Palaearctic region
Available formats
×

Save article to Dropbox

To save this article to your Dropbox account, please select one or more formats and confirm that you agree to abide by our usage policies. If this is the first time you used this feature, you will be asked to authorise Cambridge Core to connect with your Dropbox account. Find out more about saving content to Dropbox.

Osbornellus auronitens (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Deltocephalinae), an introduced species new for the Palaearctic region
Available formats
×

Save article to Google Drive

To save this article to your Google Drive account, please select one or more formats and confirm that you agree to abide by our usage policies. If this is the first time you used this feature, you will be asked to authorise Cambridge Core to connect with your Google Drive account. Find out more about saving content to Google Drive.

Osbornellus auronitens (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Deltocephalinae), an introduced species new for the Palaearctic region
Available formats
×
×

Reply to: Submit a response

Please enter your response.

Your details

Please enter a valid email address.

Conflicting interests

Do you have any conflicting interests? *