Beet Leafhopper

Description

Is about 0.125 inches long, kind of wedge shaped, and pale green to gray or brown in color. It may have dark markings on the upper surface of its body. Will causes minor plant damage. But can transmit Beet curly top virus and a few other similar type viruses. But the main one is Beet curly top virus it is a very destructive disease of beets as well as some other vegetables. The leaves of plants infected with this virus are stunted, crinkled, and roll upward and inward, and the plants roots can become distorted