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A very small insect that looked like a green fly. It had this strange white tail - like "hair" and a transparent shell. unfortunately it flew away before I could take a better picture of it.

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LarryGraziano 12 years ago

beautiful spotting. I love the leafhopper nymphs!

Great spotting! Please add this to The Hoppers mission

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 12 years ago

Hi Daniel. These creatures are nymphs of a type of hopper. The tails are usually made of uric acid crystals. This one looks like it's getting its wings. Good spotting.

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Spotted on Jun 3, 2012
Submitted on Jun 16, 2012

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