Descriptor: Adult(s) Description: The glassy-winged sharpshooter is the culprit behind the spread of Pierce's disease among grapevines. The insect infects the plant with the bacterium Xylella fastidiosa when it feeds on the sap from the xylem tissue of a vine. Image location: United States
Specimen in collection: No Specimen Condition: Identification Method:
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Image Citation:(?) Reyes Garcia III, USDA Agricultural Research Service, Bugwood.org