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Membracid Treehopper

Cladonota biclavata (male)

Description:

These tiny insects feeds on plant sap. They typically have an enlarged and adorned pronotum, sometimes with bizarre shapes, probably for mimicking with the environment or imitating other insects like ants.



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53 Comments (1–25)

Juan DiTrani
Juan DiTrani a year ago

Thanks guys!

Lee Williams
Lee Williams a year ago

Very interesting!

AndrésHernández
AndrésHernández a year ago

WOW, ahora se que nececito una camara nueva

DanielHernández
DanielHernández a year ago

Prity

Juan DiTrani
Juan DiTrani a year ago

Thanks Chief RedEarth and Yuriana!

YurianaMartínez
YurianaMartínez a year ago

very strange creature and very nice spotting!

Dixie
Dixie 2 years ago

Amazing! I've never seen anything like it.

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 2 years ago

Wow!!!! Very crazy!!!

zulkifly
zulkifly 2 years ago

this is unique... never seen like this before. thanks for sharing JuanDiTrani

CandiceB
CandiceB 2 years ago

Interesting

Amber Burns
Amber Burns 2 years ago

sweet!

Nitch
Nitch 2 years ago

coool

harsuame
harsuame 2 years ago

Fuera de serie:::

DavidMroczkowski
DavidMroczkowski 2 years ago

Yes!

LisaPalmerFleming
LisaPalmerFleming 2 years ago

Continuing to be amazed by nature. Wonderful series, great eye!

bayucca
bayucca 2 years ago

Excellent capture!!

CindyBinghamKeiser
CindyBinghamKeiser 2 years ago

Thank you for joining the mission Juan!

Argy Bee
Argy Bee 2 years ago

What a fantastic little beastie - thanks JDT

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 2 years ago

Intriguing ! - why the shape?. Nature never ceases to amaze!! - thanks for sharing this.

UmapornSarasat
UmapornSarasat 2 years ago

I'm getting jealous of you guy..such a great pics with wonderful creature. But I will learn ..thank for sharing. :)

Atul
Atul 2 years ago

congrats

Juan DiTrani
Juan DiTrani 2 years ago

Thank you guys, I hope you have discovered what a wonderfull world the insects are!

MatthewKritzer
MatthewKritzer 2 years ago

Nice spotting, Juan...

misako
misako 2 years ago

Congrats Juan!

SunirmalBarai
SunirmalBarai 2 years ago

It,s extraordinary

Panamá, Panama

Lat: 9.15, Long: -79.85

Spotted on Oct 4, 2007
Submitted on Oct 12, 2011

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