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Unknown spotting


It is some species of planthopper (Eurybrachid). It is about 4 cm long. This specimen walked on sand.


Miombo forest near a small lake.


Any ideas of ID?

No species ID suggestions


bayucca 2 months ago

Please, update!! It is very important, that we have this full name on PN and the net! Thanks!

Rein 10 months ago

Thanks for ID!

bayucca 11 months ago

Eurybrachidae, Eurybrachinae, Loxocephalini, Paropioxys bellus, female. Many thanks, Jérôme Constant for your assistance with the ID, much appreciated!!

DanielePralong 11 months ago

Thanks bayucca :-)

bayucca 11 months ago

I sent Jérôme an email for helping...

bayucca 11 months ago

Same genus I would say... I try to get some more info about it...

DanielePralong 11 months ago

This one from Malawi seems quite close. Also not IDed beyond family level:

DanielePralong 11 months ago

Welcome Project Noah Rein!
Bayucca, any way we can attract Jerôme's attention to this spotting? A group we could post it to?

AntónioGinjaGinja 11 months ago

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bayucca 11 months ago

Wonderful one! Sorry, cannot really help you. There s probably only one guy in the world who can ID this one: Jerôme Constant.

Central Province, Zambia

Lat: -12.56, Long: 30.30

Spotted on Nov 3, 2016
Submitted on Nov 14, 2017

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