Adults are black with a white band across their backs and a white area over the end of the abdomen. The nymphs are elongate in shape and yellowish or yellow-orange in color. They are often mistaken for thrips.
Thrips, spider mites and eggs and small caterpillars as well as insect eggs.
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Iowa State University Extension, Corn Field Guide: A reference for identifying diseases, insect pests and disorders of corn. 2009: 48.