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Wax-tailed planthopper

Pterodictya reticularis

Description:

I first thought they use their tale to mimic lichen but apparently it is actually a wax they produce. Another really cool planthopper!

Habitat:

Humid forest, caribbean lowlands.

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4 Comments

PieterColpaert
PieterColpaert 6 years ago

Thank you tmvdh!

tmvdh
tmvdh 6 years ago

A nice series!

PieterColpaert
PieterColpaert 6 years ago

Thx Rick!

RickBohler
RickBohler 6 years ago

Cool!

PieterColpaert
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PieterColpaert

Limón, Costa Rica

Spotted on Apr 12, 2014
Submitted on Dec 7, 2014

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